Managing Consultant
Kylie Nicholas finds The Improve Group to be the perfect fit for her background working in the arts and social justice programs. She loves using her analytical skills to help programs grow. At The Improve Group, she has conducted surveys and evaluations for a range of public health and arts clients.

Brings to the Team

  • Expertise in survey design and administration
  • Skilled in qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Adept at engaging stakeholders and building support for evaluation programs
  • Experience with managing multi-site projects

Work Experience

  • The Improve Group, Managing Consultant (2017-present)
  • The Improve Group, Senior Research Analyst (2016-2017)
  • The Improve Group, Research Analyst (2014–2016)
  • K. A. Nicholas Consulting, Evaluation Consultant (2013 –2014)
  • Indiana University Health – Positive Link, Program Evaluation Coordinator  (2011–2013)
  • McKinney Remodeling & Building, Assistant Project Manager (2010–2011)
  • VEE Corporation, Lead Craftsperson (2007–2010)
  • StudioCrafts, Inc., Project Manager (2006–2007)
  • Art Tech Productions, Inc., Craftsperson (2003–2006)


  • Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College
  • Master of Public Affairs, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), Indiana University 

Brings to the Community

  • Twin Cities Gay Men’s Choirs, Resource Development Committee member

Beyond the Bio

A lover of the outdoors, Kylie is happiest when she’s exploring the state parks with her partner and their dog. The travel makes great memories and nurtures her curious nature. On every trip, we learn about the part of the state we’re visiting. It’s perfect for a researcher with diverse interests and a love of history.