Board of Directors
Nicole G. Tell
Nicole joined BLBB Charitable in May 2020, bringing with her more than ten years of leadership in nonprofit fundraising and administration. Nicole works with the BLBB Charitable Board of Directors to develop and implement their strategic vision for the foundation and facilitate the foundation’s ability to make meaningful and effectual grants in the community. Nicole also supports BLBB Advisors in its focus on community service and charitable giving.
Prior to joining BLBB Charitable, Nicole was the COO & SVP of Development at Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP), a K-8th grade scholarship organization serving under-resourced children and families. Prior to CSFP, Nicole was the Director of Donor Relations and Communications at Project HOME, a nationally recognized non-profit organization that seeks to end homelessness and poverty in Philadelphia.
An attorney with a background in commercial litigation, Nicole worked for almost ten years at top-tier law firms in both New York City and Philadelphia, including Pepper Hamilton LLP. Nicole serves as a Judge of Elections in Lower Merion, Montgomery County and previously served on the Board of Directors of The Women’s Center of Montgomery County. She earned a B.A. from Vassar College and graduated from Fordham University School of Law, magna cum laude.
Outside of the office, Nicole enjoys cooking and the practice of shinrin-yoku (“forest bathing”). She lives in Lower Merion with her husband and teenage son.
Alan F. Hinkle
Alan lends experience and advice to BLBB Charitable in his role as Grants Advisor. Alan works with Diana Doherty to conduct site visits of prospective applicants/grantees, review Letters of Inquiry and grant applications, and connect staff members of BLBB Advisors, LLC to meaningful community service opportunities. Throughout his lengthy financial services career, most recently as a Financial Advisor with BLBB Advisors, LLC, Alan has consistently sought opportunities to serve as a volunteer with community organizations, adding value to numerous Finance Committees and Boards of Directors including Young Life Montgomery County. Alan also is a church council member of the Holy Lutheran Church in Abington where he lives with his family.