Nick is an engineer turned startup operator with a passion for building and scaling marketplace businesses. Nick was raised in a big family with 6 siblings and was always participating in sports and activities as a kid. Both of his parents were lifelong teachers, which has also driven his passion for creating unique and lasting experiences for children during their formative years. Most recently, Nick was the COO at Bluecrew, a marketplace for blue collar job seekers, and he helped it grow from garage startup into a nationwide company, ultimately being acquired by IAC. Nick lives in the West Loop of Chicago with his dog, Denver.