As Montana’s director of communications, Nik oversees media and public relations strategy for clients across the Treasure State.
His professional background informs his rounded approach to media planning and messaging, helping clients identify appropriate, effective strategies to connect with their constituencies and achieve success.
Prior to joining Strategies 360, Nik led public involvement efforts at an engineering firm developing graphics, messaging, surveys, and websites for clients in more than eight states across the western US.
He started his career in the office of Governor Brian Schweitzer, assisting with constituent relations and supporting policy and communications staff during the office’s second term. Following the Governor’s Office, he was hired as public relations and multimedia coordinator for the Montana Film Office. Nik managed marketing and media efforts, promoting the state via media and presence at events such as Sundance, the Los Angeles Film Festival, and the Electronic Entertainment Expo. He led legislative efforts and coordinated with state agencies, media, and Montana communities to shoot and promote award-winning films and web series.
Outside of the office, Nik is one half of a boutique private chef team and indulges his passion for tabletop and video games.
Nik is graduate of Carroll College with a degree in English Literature and a minor in Gender Studies.