- GCA Profile
Nicholas Gulick, M.S., ACC, is the Principal Empowerment Coach for Nicholas Gulick Coaching. Nicholas is the creator of "Coaching Your Donors to Give: Relationship-Building Skills for Fundraisers," a program developed to empower professional fundraisers to utilize powerful coaching skills. A strategic leadership, communication, and learning & development consultant, Nicholas works with organizations to harness their 'people potential' and advance their missions. His key values are presence, heart, connection, and curiosity.
Nicholas is an accomplished and intuitive coach, consultant, and leader with 8+ years of diverse experience (and three academic degrees), elevating organizations (nonprofit; consulting; sales) and their people through talent and team development, project management, fundraising and sales, and customers service, providing unique perspectives for organizational development and strategic planning. Nicholas has strong abilities in designing, conducting, and implementing training and educational programs with knowledge of adult learning theories and training facilitation best practices.
Nicholas also serves as the Director of Grants for Tennessee Performing Arts Center, where he oversees all grants-related activities to support the center's diverse programming and nationally recognized arts education programs, manages arts advocacy initiatives, and serves as a member of the Diversity, Inclusion, Access, and Equity committee, a staff-led initiative to create a more equitable institution. Previously, Nicholas was the Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager for Nashville Ballet. An active member of Nashville in Harmony, he most recently served as secretary of the board of directors and chaired the strategic planning committee. A native of McMinnville, TN, Nicholas holds the M.S. in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Belmont University, the B.A. in Music and B.A. in Speech Pathology from the University of Tennessee, and a graduate certificate in Performance Coaching from Lipscomb University. Nicholas resides in Franklin, TN, and enjoys traveling, cooking, sipping fine teas and craft gins, and strengthening an embodied awareness practice in his spare time.