June 01, 2016

Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Human Resources

Philadelphia, PA, May 31, 2016— The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Sue Nicol as Director of Human Resources.

Nicol brings to the Museum more than 20 years of experience in developing and delivering valuable HR programs. Most recently, she served as Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services at Indian Creek Foundation, where she was responsible for providing strategic management and tactical leadership for all human resource functions for more than 300 employees. During her tenure, the Foundation was twice voted one of the “Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania” by the Best Companies Group.

 In her new role, she will provide leadership and expertise for a full scope of human resources functions including organizational effectiveness, organizational learning, and development and performance. She also will play an integral role in establishing an open, collaborative work environment that builds effective teamwork across disciplines and offices.

“We couldn’t be happier to have Sue join our rapidly expanding team,” said Museum President and CEO Michael Quinn. “Her energy, outstanding leadership skills and extensive experience in managing the HR needs of diverse and growing organizations will be invaluable during this period of significant growth, as we work toward opening the Museum next spring.”

Prior to the Indian Creek Foundation, Nicol served as Director of Human Resources at Manor Healthcare and Guest Quarters Hotel Company. She is member of the national and Philadelphia chapters of the Society of Human Resource Management.

Nicol received her bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and a certification in professional human resources management from Villanova University. Her professional credentials also include a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certificate through the HR Certification Institute and certification through Society for Human Resources Management.

About the Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution, under construction now in Philadelphia, with an opening date of spring 2017, will explore the dynamic story of the American Revolution using its distinguished collection of objects, artifacts, artwork, and manuscripts. Located just steps away from Independence Hall, Carpenters’ Hall, Franklin Court, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Revolution, the Museum will serve as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context and encouraging exploration. Permanent and special exhibition galleries, theaters, and large-scale tableaux will bring to life the original “greatest generation,” and engage people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution.  The Museum is a private, non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call toll free, 877-740-1776.