Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are advanced healthcare practitioners with similar responsibilities, such as diagnosing illnesses and prescribing medications. However, their training and paths toward certification differ in significant ways. This blog post unpacks the key differences between NPs and PAs to help you determine which career path best aligns with your goals. What Is a Nurse Practitioner? A nurse practitioner (NP) is a licensed clinician who provides comprehensive healthcare to patients of all ages. An NP can work in virtually any healthcare setting, diagnosing patient conditions and prescribing medications. As of October 2022, nurse practitioners have full practice authority in 27 states, meaning that they can practice Read more
Prior to joining Altas, Mr. Nicoletti was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Celestica Inc., a NYSE/TSX-Iisted company with approximately $6 billion in revenues and 30,000 employees across North America, Asia and Eastern Europe. Mr. Nicoletti was one of Celestica’s founding executives. He worked closely with Onex Corporation in 1996 on the corporate carve-out of Celestica when it was a subsidiary of IBM and its subsequent development into a global leader in outsourced electronics manufacturing and supply chain management.
During his career at Celestica, Mr. Nicoletti held numerous executive leadership positions. As Chief Financial Officer for six years, he also led the company’s strategy and M&A functions, spearheading Celestica’s transition to a higher value-added supplier and a successful acquisition strategy focused on expanding capabilities and penetrating new markets.
Mr. Nicoletti was educated at the University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Administrative and Commercial Studies) and the Schulich School of Business (MBA with Honours). He has completed the Leadership Best Practices program at Harvard University and the G100 Next Generation Leadership Program.
Mr. Nicoletti has co-led an annual fund-raising initiative for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society, and served on the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee of Habitat for Humanity Toronto.