McCord Consulting Group

McCord Consulting Group provides customized consulting services to for-profit and nonprofit entities that includes board of director governance training, board of director development, organizational diversity training, and strategic facilitation.

The MCG Difference

A Full Service Consulting Agency

Working both virtually and in person, we are a full-service consulting firm, specializing in facilitation and training in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, board of director governance, and strategic facilitation.

The MCG Difference

A Full Service Consulting Agency


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

McCord Consulting Group is a subject matter expert on diversity and inclusion issues. Meeting people where they are at, we help groups create a foundation to understand diversity, equity, and inclusion. This comprehension demonstrates to current and future employees, customers, and stakeholders the purpose and overall intention of diversity as it relates to a distinct organizational culture.

Strategic Facilitation

We bring enthusiasm, emotional safety, and structure to meetings – giving groups permission to execute bold ideas to change communities and the world. Using innovative problem solving techniques, McCord Consulting Group guides teams to prioritize the most impactful actions and sets them on a path to immediate implementation the moment the facilitated session is complete.


Board Governance

Tailored to the needs of the individual organization, McCord Consulting Group leads Board of Directors through their roles and responsibilities as they relate to both the mission of the organization and the job of the CEO. Incorporating diversity and inclusion into all training reinforces its importance in sustaining innovative and relevant institutions.

MCG Team

Meet the team.

MCG Team

McCord Consulting Group is a a Black-owned, woman-owned boutique firm with locations in Boulder, Colorado and Panamá City, Panamá. The group has been in the governmental affairs, business consulting, and board development fields since 2004.

With a notable career in the legislative field, some highlights for the MCG team include:

  • Senior Director of Communications & Legislative Affairs at Scofes & Associates Consulting, Inc. – This powerful governmental affairs firm specializes in representing Fortune 500 companies in fourteen states with offices in Michigan, Illinois and Washington D.C.
  • Legislative Advisor for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality – this position, appointed by former Michigan Governor, Jennifer Granholm, helps the Department regulate air, land, and water policies in the State of Michigan.

Additionally, the team has worked on education and labor policy at the Colorado General Assembly, bringing a unique expertise and proven lobbying style to the West.

The team specializes in working with organizations organizations looking to implement organizational change – including strategic facilitation, board of director engagement, and the recruitment and retention of minority employees and board directors that is culturally competent and supportive.

MCG’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Public Policy from Michigan State University.

MCG provides public speaking services, training audiences to break free of the status quo so that they can lead their teams and organizations to the next phase of development. The team has spoken before the following audiences: The University of Notre Dame, Financial Planning Association, BevNet, ExpoWest, Alliance Management Institute, and the Colorado Small Business Development Center.

Ms. McCord’s civic and professional board participation includes the City of Boulder Board of Zoning Adjustment and the Boulder Community Health Patient & Family Advisory Council. Her past board participation includes the Posner Center for International Development, Boulder Housing Partners, and the Community Affairs Council of the Boulder Chamber. Ms. McCord is the past President of the Notre Dame Club of Denver and she is the current Diversity Council Region West Director for the University of Notre Dame. She has been named a Boulder ‘Young Pro to Know’ by the Boulder Chamber of Commerce.


In Latin America, Business Starts with Making Friends

In Latin America, business relationships start with making friends. I met the Asociación de Pymes, Microempresas y Emprendimientos (APPCE – Colombia)  and the APPCE President, Edgar Felipe Arcila on my Trade Mission to Colombia in March. APPCE helps Colombian micro and small business entrepreneurs scale their online businesses. In this interview, we deepen our friendship as we discuss presentation tips for people looking to make presentations to U.S. audiences. Both Edgar and I traveled out of our comfort zones, with Edgar conducting the interview entirely in English and, with me giving my introduction and conclusion in Spanish! Click on the short clips below to watch our interview.

For more information on ways in which I can motivate your team, follow along on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. For more information on board governance and strategic facilitation, follow along on LinkedIn or Instagram. Nikki McCord is the founder of McCord Consulting Group & McCord Speaks, the only choice for organizations looking to energize, innovate, and pursue new paths beyond the status quo.

Nikki McCord Introduction in Spanish
Nikki McCord Introducción en Español

Talk About Your Success
Habla de Tu Éxito

Find Your Focus
Encontrar su Enfoque

Structure of a Presentation
Estructura de una presentación

En Latinoamérica, las relaciones de empresa inician con haciendo amigos. Conocí la Asociación de Pymes, Microempresas y Emprendimientos (APPCE – Colombia) y el presidente de APPCE, Edgar Felipe Arcila cuando visité Colombia durante mi Trade Mission en marzo. APPCE ayuda micros y pequeños negocios de Colombia a aumentar sus comercio electrónico. En esta entrevista, nosotros aumentamos nuestra amistad y hablamos sobre habilidades de presentaciones por gente que quiere hacer presentaciones a audiencias en Estados Unidos. Edgar y yo viajamos afuera nos zonas de cómodo con Edgar conduciendo la entrevista en inglés y di mi introducción y conclusión en español! Clique los cortos vídeos abajo mirar nuestra entrevista.

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Based in the Business Capitol of the West

Denver USA

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