As Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at MD Strategic Consulting, Nicholas brings over 15 years of experience building relationships in the public and government affairs, business development, commercial real estate, and fundraising arenas. He has found success for his clients utilizing his vast network of government, community, and corporate contacts to assist clients in public affairs campaigns, commercial real-estate development projects, RFP process, and government & utility company permitting. His client list includes for-profit and nonprofit real estate developers, builders, energy companies, labor unions, and a wide array of government contractors including but not limited to Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI), Ryan Homes, Sodexo, Volunteers of America Chesapeake (VOACC) and Chick-fil-A.
He began his career in Maryland working on various political campaigns on the national, state, and local levels. Nicholas spent over seven years with 1199 SEIU representing health care workers in government affairs at some of the region’s medical institutions, including The Johns Hopkins Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and Dimensions Health Prince George’s Community Hospital.
Following that, Nicholas spent time successfully lobbying and consulting for corporate, nonprofit, and government clients, representing Oracle, District of Columbia Firefighters Association, and Prince George’s County Government to name a few.
Nicholas is a graduate of Kent State University. He is active in the community and was recognized is a Rising Star alum for the Living Classrooms Foundation.