Nikole Mulder, Partner and Vice President, has been with Bluestem since September of 2002. She graduated with honors from the University of South Dakota with a BS in Business Administration and a Master of Professional Accountancy. As a CPA, Nikole worked with Eide Bailly LLP prior to joining Bluestem. Her primary responsibilities include SBIC-related reporting and financial analysis for our portfolio companies. She provides critical support at Bluestem while working with invested and prospective companies in a variety of functions and holds positions on the Boards of Directors of existing portfolio companies. She provides exceptional financial analysis and support to our portfolio companies and investors alike. Nikole is married to Jeremy Mulder and they have a daughter, Camdyn and son, Cayle.