Nicole Porter is the vice president of political affairs for U.S. Travel Association. Nicole joined U.S. Travel Association in 2021 after nearly seven years at the National Retail Federation (NRF) where she was Senior Director, Political Affairs & Advocacy. Prior to NRF, Nicole was a campaign fundraiser for over a decade, raising money for presidential, congressional, and state candidates. Nicole is also a former staffer of U.S. Senator John Ensign of Nevada.