Nick Connelly graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2015 and commissioned in the United States Marine Corps. After graduating from The Basic School and Infantry Officers Course in March 2016, he was assigned to First Battalion, Seventh Marines. He served as a platoon commander for three years and deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. In July of 2019, he transferred to Okinawa, Japan, and graduated from the Basic Reconnaissance Course. In Okinawa, he served as an assistant operations officer and prepared and evaluated expeditionary forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility. Nick will attend London Business School as a full-time MBA student with the Class of 2024. Nick loves aviation, boating, and rock climbing.