Manage your issues, stakeholders and team’s efficiency in one powerful platform
Monitor and report on key state legislature and regulatory information in seconds
Monitor global policy with our issues management solution
Track legislation and review analysis from our experts in Brussels
Expand your global regulatory data coverage with our Australian legislation research and tracking solution.
Stay ahead of issues you care about most to monitor risk & find opportunities in local government
Unlock precision bill alerts, summaries, analysis, transcripts and more - as it happens
Glean actionable policy insights from the most trusted newsroom on the Hill
Access non-partisan coverage of the people and politics of Capitol Hill
Get your hands on Congress At Your Fingertips®, the definitive Congressional directory
Track donations and analyze the flow of money pouring into PACs, candidates and 527s
Launch advocacy campaigns to amplify your message with lawmakers in minutes
Find and contact the right members and staffers for those all-important meetings with lawmakers
Keep your PAC on track with a centralized system for managing donations
Build deeper relationships with your constituents through an integrated CRM and communication solution
Dive into peer-to-peer communities for people leading meaningful change at the world’s biggest companies
Get expert geopolitical analysis and advice on strategies, operations, policies and investments
Access world-class market intelligence and advisory services purpose-built to power your global business growth strategy
Customize your policy efforts with the help of our team
Educate the most influential people in Washington with results-driven ad campaigns
Improve your ESG performance, reporting, and benchmarking through our comprehensive data and AI-powered software
More than 5,000 organizations trust our solutions to manage their most important policy issues.
Learn how we empower people, organizations, and governments to better navigate opportunity and risks.
Meet the innovative leadership team behind our success.
Get the latest news and corporate developments.
Develop ideas with senior executives that drive thought leadership.
Join a company that values fierce curiosity and radical innovation.
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Public Affairs
With more than 25 years of career experience spanning the corporate, government, journalism, and agency sectors, Nicholas leads the full suite of mission-driven corporate communications programs for FiscalNote - including all media relations, executive & internal communications, brand reputation, and influencer engagement programs – and also manages the company’s public affairs presence in the marketplace.
Prior to FiscalNote, Nicholas was Founder of Hidden Creek Communications, a public relations consultancy with a global clientele of Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and advocacy organizations including Gannett, Accenture, Consolidated Edison, USA Today, and the American Foundation for Equal Rights. He was also Executive Editor of The Loudoun Times-Mirror, where he earned eight awards for his journalism from the Virginia Press Association. In the corporate domain, Nicholas was Vice President of Communications and Spokesperson for America Online (AOL), and also held the same position at IAC/InterActiveCorp’s flagship Ask.com unit at transformational times for both brands.
A strong believer in public service, Nicholas was Press Secretary for the President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors, where he received the Award for Outstanding Achievement from the U.S. Secretary of Defense. During his time in the U.S. House and U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill, Nicholas served as Press Secretary for U.S. Senators Olympia J. Snowe (Maine), John H. Chafee (Rhode Island), and the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee. He was also senior policy advisor for the successful 1996 election campaign of U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins (Maine). He began his career working for an international PR agency in Washington, D.C., and a financial communications firm in London, UK.
Nicholas earned a BA in Political Science and Western Europe Studies from The American University’s School of International Service. He lives in Hillsboro, Va., with his wife and four sons - and loves to head up to his rustic log cabin on the Kennebec River in Maine any chance he gets.
Back to leadership page