Nicholas Merriam

Nicholas Merriam

Vice President of Programs and Operations, Housing Connector


Nicholas is a seasoned social impact executive with global strategy and operating experience across the nonprofit, for-profit, and philanthropic sectors. He has launched programs, grown organizations, and built market-based solutions across a number of impact industries including tech for good, social entrepreneurship, philanthropy, and microfinance. Nicholas earned a Bachelors of Social Work from Seattle University and an MBA from Pepperdine.

In Nicholas’s role as Vice President of Programs & Operations he leads Housing Connector’s work with nonprofit partners, providing their clients access to and support in their new homes. With a focus on human-centered design and program innovation, Nicholas ensures Housing Connector continues to deliver simple and scalable solutions until every person has a home.

In his free time, Nicholas spends time outdoors with his wife and two young daughters skiing, hiking, camping, and gardening. Nicholas also enjoys vegan cooking and loves to travel internationally, sampling local food and appreciating culture everywhere he visits.