As Business Development Manager at LEAP, Nick spends time engaging with local businesses, community, and prospective locations for new business operations. In this role, Nick is a liaison for business attraction to the local region for growth and sustainability.
A Lansing native, Nick grew up in East Lansing and graduated from East Lansing High School in 2008, before completing his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society, Michigan Business Innovation Association (MBIA), and a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA).
Nick has gained more than six years of economic development experience in multiple roles including data analyst, project coordinator, MI STEM Forward internship program coordinator, entrepreneurial services manager, and business development manager with Michigan State University and Ann Arbor SPARK economic development organization. Throughout his career, Nick has had a wide range of experience in public and private sectors.