Lead Up – Episode 12
Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners 

Nicole Love Hendrickson, LG Class of 2010, was elected chairwoman of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners in 2020, making her the first African American to hold this position in Gwinnett. As the Commission Chair, she leads the Board in setting the direction and formulating policies for County government. She oversees the creation and adoption of the County’s more than $2 billion budget, and she ensures Gwinnett’s superior services reach — all its nearly 1 million residents.

Chairwoman Hendrickson has rolled out various impactful initiatives in our community, she is active on several local and statewide boards, and she has received numerous accolades for her service and leadership. Today, she’s sitting down with us for a candid conversation about her leadership within the community that we love.





Lead Up was created to feature the incredible people leading Gwinnett County. Hosted by Leadership Gwinnett Marketing & Communications Director, Logan Serrano, this podcast gives listeners an inside look at initiatives, programs, and organizations that truly impact our community while showcasing the leaders behind them.