Jennifer Nicolas has called Chester County home for over 40 years. She was born and raised in Coatesville, PA, attending Coatesville Catholic Elementary Schools and going on to graduate from Bishop Shanahan High School. She moved on to Drexel University for the collegiate years and lived off and on in Philadelphia throughout the 5 year co-op program at Drexel.
Once a graduate of Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration she worked for her father in his tax practice for every tax season. She worked and lived in Wilmington, DE to be closer to her job. Took a trip across the country to Portland, OR and relocating there in May of 2010 until August of 2010. She came back home to become managing director of a family tax practice in Coatesville, PA. Since her father’s death she has been the primary person running the business since 2011.
She is an elder of the micro church, called the Root, that primarily meets in Lancaster county, is Secretary of the board for House of Hope and Restoration (HHR), a non-profit for the benefit of those affected/addicted by drugs and alcohol in the tri-county area, Lancaster, Chester and Berks and Treasurer of Bearing Fruit, a newly formed non-profit.
Her father was an immigrant from Lebanon who came to America for an education, after he graduated from Villanova and married her mother, he became a legal citizen. Her mother’s grandparents were immigrants from Lebanon who settled in Chester County.
She is running for Treasurer of Chester county to be a public servant, be a source of knowledge, encouragement and support for those in need. To give everyone an equal and fair share of the goodness in store for the county, and to continue to make Chester County a fun place to live, work and be social.