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Nick Lyell

Co-Founder & Chief Impact Officer

CivStart

As Chief Impact Officer, Nick brings a range of expertise in media, narrative, and visual communications strategy and tactics along with a familiarity with both local government and civic technology communities. He loves to leverage technology to help governments make the largest impacts with their communities.

Nick has also worked as a nonprofit communications consultant for state-based advocacy campaigns. Before that, he helped build out digital communications at the National Association of Counties (NACo), elevating NACo's overall brand and position as a thought-leader in the local government space.​

Nick is a part-time independent filmmaker. His most recent work is False Alarm (www.falsealarmfilm.com). Nick also reads way too much science fiction and joins any rec sports he can drag his friends into.