As a member of the Foundation’s finance team, Nolan handles general accounting, investments, manages inventory and assists with tax and audit preparation.
He holds a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, and is a Certified Non-profit Accounting Professional (CNAP). He is currently enrolled in the Masters of Business Administration program at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He worked at the Northland Foundation and Wilson McShane Corporation before joining the Foundation staff. In addition, he served seven years in the Army National Guard.
Nolan lives in Grand Rapids with his two teacup Shih Tzus, Biscuit and Sierra. He sees strong, regenerative communities a place that can support itself with a good economy, value of education, and a supportive community. There needs to be inclusion in order for a community to work together and be stronger.