Originally from Roanoke, Virginia, Nolan (he/him/his) moved to the Twin Cities to study political science at Macalester College. While at Macalester, he studied abroad in Santiago, Chile, where he volunteered at an after-school program. This experience sparked his passion for working with young people.
Nolan also has a background in IT, most recently working at Optum as an associate technical support analyst. He brings extensive skills in customer service, an ability to connect with young people and excitement about increasing private sector engagement with Step Up.
In his free time, Nolan enjoys riding bikes, hiking, camping, and cooking. He lives in Minneapolis with his partner.