Nick is a graduate of The University of Tennessee at Martin where he earned a degree in Health and Human Performance with a focus on Exercise Physiology. Upon graduating in 2005, Nick began his career in the Orthotic and Prosthetic field as a technician with the intent of becoming a Certified Prosthetist but quickly became enamored by the fabrication side of the industry. Nick spent 2 years as an Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician before becoming an ABC Certified Prosthetic Technician and has concentrated on Prosthetic fabrication since 2008 when Amputee Associates was founded. Nick has an in depth knowledge of current trends in prosthetic socket design, componentry, and fabrication techniques. He uses that knowledge to aide Certified Prosthetists in creating the highest quality device possible.
Nick is a utility player of sorts. Aside from running the Central Fabrication facility for Amputee Associates, he also designs and installs the Prosthetic Clinics that Amputee Associates partners with. Nick’s expertise in prosthetic fabrication has led to helping manufacturers with research and design of current prosthetic products, creating prosthetics for dolls, and a few animals. Nick is also on the Board of Directors and performs fabrication for a charity called Amputee Blade Runners, which provides free running prosthetics to grant recipients.
Nick has been married to his middle school sweetheart, Maribeth, since 2005 and they have 2 kids, Cassidy and Wes. Nick enjoys creating, so even at home his projects include but aren’t limited to treehouses, furniture, and the occasional home remodeling project.