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Nicole Welch, [email protected]

Project Manager


MSW, Clinical Social Work, University of Southern California
B.S., Sociology, Arizona State University


Nicole is originally from Orange County, California. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and a master’s degree from USC. Having been with the Air Force in college, Nicole continued working in government service, managing projects and programs as a civilian with the Marine Corps and as a contractor with the Air Force.  She works in the Reconfigurable Computing Group out of Arlington, Virginia, with Matt French.

Nicole lives in Annapolis with her husband, 1.5 year old daughter, and two dogs! Her hobbies include teaching kids in a community tennis camp, anything NASA related & cycling.

“I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” -- Madeleine Albright