Nick Darrah joined the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership in February of 2018 and serves as the Sr. Director of Stakeholder and Government Relations. His primary role is to develop and execute the comprehensive funding strategy of the organization and to build strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in support of economic development in the 11-county region.
Nick is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served as an infantry rifleman from 2004-2008. During his service he was deployed twice, including a combat deployment to Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration, both from Indiana University Fort Wayne. Nick serves on multiple boards and committees, including the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council, the Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association, Healthier Moms and Babies, and Purdue University Fort Wayne Doermer School of Business, and more.
Nick is a proud Fort Wayne native. He and his wife, Emily, are both South Side High School grads and still live on the south side of town with their two daughters and St. Bernard.