Nick Troiano is a civic entrepreneur based in Washington, DC with a passion for political reform, Millennial leadership and fiscal issues.
Currently, Nick is co-founder and National Field Director for The Can Kicks Back, a non-partisan and Millennial-driven campaign to help solve America's fiscal crisis. He is also a part-time graduate student at Georgetown University, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Government with honors in 2011.
Nick is the former Communications Manager and, later, National Campus Director for Americans Elect, which sought to field a bipartisan ticket for president and vice-president in 2012. He has co-founded and led various civic initiatives, including the Georgetown Social Innovation and Public Service Fund (SIPS Fund), a $1.5 million endowment that supports young social entrepreneurs and volunteers.
Nick is featured in the political coming-of-age documetnary "Follow the Leader," which premiered at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in 2012 and is broadcasting internationally. He has provided commentary on political issues and the Millennial generation for media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, POLITICO, The Hill, FOX News and Al Jazeera English. In addition, he is a frequent speaker on these topics at events and conferences across the country.
Nick is a member of the Concord Coalition Youth Advisory Board and a former Public Policy Fellow with Civic Enterprises. In addition, he is a senior counselor at the Pennsylvania American Legion's Boys State program, which he attended in 2006. Nick is originally from Milford, PA where he graduated from Delaware Valley High School as student body president in 2007. In his free time, Nick enjoys photography and traveling (or some combination of the two).