Bryan Nicholson has supported numerous national and international trade associations and coalitions since joining Association Management Strategies (AMS) in 2010. Bryan currently serves as the Executive Director of the Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA), a diverse group of stakeholders that promotes the development, integrity and reputation of the life settlement industry and the Executive Director of the Sorptive Minerals Institute (SMI), a national trade association representing the producers and marketers of products made from absorbent clay minerals.
Prior to joining AMS, Bryan served in various operations management roles with Amazon.com, Avon Products, Inc. and United Parcel Service (UPS). Bryan has a M.A. in International Affairs from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School for Public Engagement in Manhattan and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. While working towards his M.A. in International Affairs, Bryan lived and worked in West Africa.
Bryan resides in Paoli, PA with his wife Catie, daughter Avery, son Graeme, and a cockapoo named Winifred. Away from the office, he chases his kids around various parks between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., chases Pro-V1’s, and loudly supports the Chelsea Football Club along with his beloved Philadelphia-based sports teams.