Nicole Matos

CEO, Rivet Management Ltd

Interior design, construction, design build, commercial space, commercial construction, business strategy, leadership, entrepreneurship, project management


Marca Strategy with Luzia Campos, August 2, 2019Radio/Podcast


Discussion regarding the importance of interior design branding for businesses to positively impact their profits.

Nicole Matos, Rivet Management

Alberta Women EntrepreneursOnline



Nicole Matos is a Métis woman, CEO and founder of Rivet Management, and co-founder of Oonnie Food Technologies. Matos' career began in retail management. On the side, she diligently saved and bought her first property to renovate and flip at age 19, and by 25, she had flipped five homes. Matos then moved into a project management contract position with the federal government. Following that, she went door to door until she convinced a local construction company to hire her into a dream project management position. In 2009, Matos started Rivet, a construction company focused on commercial tenant improvements. Rivet had a record-breaking first year but as the economy continued to suffer, Matos realized she had to approach the market differently than her male competitors and obtained formal design training to provide more value to her clients. Rivet is currently working on their Community Benefit Plan to formalize how they can impact equity seeking groups such as women and Indigenous communities, as well as creating joint ventures within the province of Alberta. During the COVID pandemic, Matos connected communities, provided support to Canadian producers, and helped families have control over their health. Alongside her best friend, she started Oonnie Food Technologies, an online platform that features and makes accessible locally grown, baked and prepared food.

Past Talks

Women Entrepreneurship Day

A Changing Landscape Panel discussion

Online Virtual Conference (Remo Platform)


  • interior design
  • construction
  • design build
  • commercial space
  • commercial construction
  • business strategy
  • leadership
  • entrepreneurship
  • project management

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