Nicholas began his career within the beauty industry in 2004 in his home city of Chicago, IL where he was an award-winning student at Pivot Point International Academy + World Headquarters.  After graduating from Pivot Point, he went on to assist, and eventually become a stylist at the beautiful Chicago Gold Coast neighborhood salon, "MAXINE".  While working at MAXINE, Nicholas excelled through an intensive [Vidal Sassoon method] precision cutting and styling program. 

Since 2007, Nicholas has primarily worked freelance, enhancing and sharpening his skills in multiple areas of the industry, which has since landed him in beautiful southern California.  Currently, Nicholas works completely freelance in Los Angeles, CA  +  regularly services salon clients in his studio [Studio#51] at Salon Republic in the north San Diego coastal neighborhood of Del Mar, CA  [See SALON tab].  Among the list of editorial, commercial, television, and red carpet work Nicholas has been lucky to be apart of, one of the most anticipated and exciting was his opportunity to style hair for various entertainment elites before they walked the red-carpet at the 66th, 67th & 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.  Because of Nicholas' long time relationship with the charitable organization The Beauty Bus Foundation [], he was given this opportunity and pleasure to not only represent them at the Emmy's, but also was interviewed on camera while the organization was featured on a beauty special for E! Entertainment [airing soon].