Tenacious. Resilient. Bold.
Nicholas Edward Alahverdian is a public relations specialist, government affairs liaison, human services consultant and lobbyist. He attended Harvard University where he studied Comparative Literature with a primary focus in British Literature and the Goethe canon.
He is the founder and executive director of NexusGovernment, a nonprofit lobbying entity devoted to advocating for health, education, and employment equity for former foster children, senior citizens, and other at-risk, vulnerable populations.
From 2002 through 2003, he served as a legislative aide to Representative Gordon D. Fox (former Speaker of the House) and Representative Beatrice A. Lanzi of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
Nicholas has held positions with the Brown University, NBC News, Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group, YMCA of Greater Providence, and the Rhode Island Disability Law Center.
New Video: Nicholas Alahverdian testifies before the Dayton, Ohio City Commission to request a proclamation in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Alahverdian is also the recipient of a personal grant from Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of the New York Times Bestseller “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.”
He maintains professional memberships with the Modern Language Association, the American Comparative Literature Association, and the Poetry Society of America.
Alahverdian has been honored by the Rhode Island House of Representatives and has been featured in The Boston Globe, The Providence Journal, The Newport Daily News, The New Haven Register, The Providence Phoenix, and the Associated Press.