Zach Nicolaides,

Zach Nicolaides

Council Member at Large


Zach currently works in research and insights at Kraft Heinz. His market research career also includes prior roles in tech, pharma, and public affairs. He is especially interested in how our subconscious mind shapes our beliefs and decisions. 

Zach grew up in Portland, OR before moving to San Francisco and ultimately Chicago. He has had the pleasure of working with several outstanding community organizations over the years – including serving as an HIV Test Counselor for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, and most recently on the auxiliary board of Chicago House. 


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