Nick grew up in San Antonio and graduated from Alamo Heights High School and Texas A&M University. After A&M, he moved to Dallas to work in construction project management for a large commercial contractor. While in Dallas, Nick started volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused and neglected children, where he discovered his passion for helping disadvantaged kids. In 2010, he moved to Austin to pursue an MBA degree at the Acton School of Business. Nick now works as an analyst for Roscoe Properties, a real estate investment and management company. He lives with his wife Carrie, and dog, Tank. Nick is excited about Explore Austin because it combines his passions of working with kids and spending time in the outdoors.