Shawn M. Nicholson, Managing Principal at SMNSquare, is a third generation entrepreneur and carpenter by trade. A few skills that have been attributed to him and can be described in four categories, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, organizational skills and problem solving.
He has the ability to identify appropriate resources, internal and within the community. He has worked tirelessly and diligently to create positive outcomes by creating collaborative relationships with varying industries and community agencies.
During the past 25 years, he has developed and maintained an active experience as a leader focusing on management coordination/manager specific competencies. He is a serial entrepreneur and has established and owned several thriving businesses.
He has a proud track record of excellence in developing and implementing content, developing strategies, initiatives, public relations and marketing campaigns and creating customer solutions that exceed expectations.
Mr. Nicholson sits and serves on the Board of Directors for Reynolds Community College, Honoring Choices Virginia, and the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. Other committees and Board commitments include: Future Hope, Inc., African American Nonprofit Leaders, and the Virginia State University Core Planning Group and Local Planning Committee for Preserving the Legacy of Historic Black Colleges and Universities, (HBCU’s).