We enhance the possibilities that lie in every charity that is working to protect the homeless, vulnerable children, and inspire health.  

Our job is to provide a comprehensive package of support and connect resources together to create success.  

We are a private group of optimists and catalysts in Los Angeles.  And we are passionate about change, economic recovery, and empowerment in areas of great need. 

We are visionaries who can generate major new sources of income and provide funding for charities that are making a positive difference in three major community challenges - homelessness, vulnerable children, and health.

Dr. Colette Nichols

Meet Our Founder

Dr. Colette Nichols is a Finance and Operations Executive in Los Angeles, California.  She achieved the C-suite before she turned 40.  In 2018, she was nominated as one of the 16 most influential businesswomen in Los Angeles County.  She has been a driving force in major economic growth and recoveries in the businesses she has worked with in her career.  She established a consulting business in early 2019 to help businesses grow their financial performance.

For as long as she can remember, Dr. Nichols has been passionate about philanthropy, value-driven mentorship, and giving back. In 2019 she founded The Empower Foundation and has committed to leading this organization as its President and Chairwoman with no compensation.  She and her group of private donors in Los Angeles are optimists and catalysts who stand for change and providing major news in areas of great need.

Dr. Colette Nichols from Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Colette Nichols from Los Angeles, CA


Colette Nichols Launches Agency Helping Small Businesses and Non-Profits Grow Financially, Allowin

 Los Angeles' powerful and passionate CFO and philanthropist, Colette Nichols, is throwing her weight behind efforts to provide financial turnaround and growth to small and medium sized non profits and businesses through her newly launched agency, The Cavendish ...

President of Capella University, Acknowledges Business Success and Leadership of Dr. Nichols

 The first principle is understanding the value of the individual. People  want to feel they make a difference and that they’re valued and their  input matters. So when you tap into  that, as a leader, you unleash tremendous creativity. Early in my career, I felt as an executive I  ...

Dr. Colette Nichols Discusses Homelessness Statistics in LA

 Wealth inequality in the United States has become increasingly apparent,  and it is visible in locations such as New York City and Los Angeles.  Every night, nearly 60,000 Los Angeles County residents remain on city streets, and a total of 85 percent of those individuals are adults without children.