Nick is a lifelong resident of New Prague. After graduating from New Prague High School, he joined the Army as a mechanic and a paratrooper. Shortly after the events of September 11th, 2001, Nick volunteered for two tours of duty overseas: the first in Afghanistan & the second in Iraq, during which he met his wife Amy, a Kindergarten teacher.

After settling back in New Prague, he attended college, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business management and with a double minor of tax accounting and managerial accounting. He is the Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5145. He is also a member of the American Legion, the New Prague Area Historical Society, the New Prague Sportsman’s Club & the Economic Development Authority Board of New Prague.

Nick and Amy have four children: Orelia, Milos, Otto and Alma. They reside in a 1917 Craftsman home which is almost fully restored. Nick has been a craftsman for more than 18 years.