Nicolee Ambrose is a grassroots activist, political commentator, and the statewide elected Republican National Committeewoman for Maryland.
In her role, Nicolee represents Maryland to the Republican National Committee (RNC), where she is one of three votes from Maryland on issues deciding the future of the national Republican Party. Nicolee both initiated and spearheaded the Maryland GOP’s successful “Super Saturday Program,” which contributed to electing Republicans in deeply Democratic areas. Nicolee is a FOX News Radio Political Analyst, and regularly speaks at events throughout Maryland and across the nation. Nicolee also represents the USA when sent abroad by the U.S. Department of State as a Speakers Bureau representative or on official delegations, such as recent ones to Canada, Ireland, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
Prior to being elected MDGOP National Committeewoman, Nicolee was elected Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation. In honor and remembrance of her extremely successful term rejuvenating the nation’s oldest youth political organization, Nicolee was voted Chairman Emeritus of the Young Republicans. As Chairman, Nicolee rebuilt the YRNF to political powerhouse status. Nicolee created and implemented a winning targeted state program, re-branded the organization, and successfully harnessed the 100,000 member network of the Young Republicans.
On the national political scene, Nicolee was also named one of the nation’s top “Rising Stars” by the Republican National Committee, along with Governor Matt Blunt of Missouri and Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana. Nicolee has served on the Advisory Council for the Republican Women’s Federal Forum, as a board member of the American Council for Young Political Leaders, and as a Baltimore City Commissioner for Architectural and Historical Preservation. Nicolee also served as the elected Secretary of the Maryland State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Currently, Nicolee is President of a charity dedicated to serving mothers who have lost children to violence.
Professionally, Nicolee is President & CEO of The Ambrose Group, LLC. Previously, Nicolee was vice president of both a labor and employment law firm, as well as a Fortune 500 membership association. From 2002 through 2008, Nicolee served as a presidential appointee at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment Standards Administration (DOL).
Nicolee simultaneously attended The Johns Hopkins University, where she received a B.A. in International Relations, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she received a B.M. in vocal performance. She graduated with Honors, and The Baltimore Sun named Nicolee “the most inspiring” graduate of her Johns Hopkins’ class. She then earned an M.M. summa cum laude at Arizona State University, and she went on to accept the Best Opera award from the National Opera Association for her lead role as Hansel in Hansel und Gretel. Nicolee lives in Baltimore with her children.