Mr. Nolan was born and raised in Muskegon, attending Reeths-Puffer schools K-12. He attended Central Michigan University, earning a BA in History & Philosophy. He also met his wife, Kendall, at CMU and was deeply formed by Catholic campus ministry program centered on the Eucharist there. Mr. Nolan then earned a Master of Arts in Theology from Ave Maria University and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America. He taught Theology & Latin at nearby West Catholic High School for the last eleven years, most recently serving as the Dean of Students. Mr. Nolan also earned a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Creighton University. He and his wife have six children. In his spare time, he enjoys friendship, brewing beer, riding bicycle trails, and reading.