Headshot of Nick WaltersAfter his appointment by President George W. Bush to run the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development office in Mississippi, Nick began a bevy of businesses including a grant-writing firm and a sales/marketing company.

In addition to grant-writing and sales work, Nick is an adjunct professor of history at Belhaven University and runs a non-profit teaching ministry focused on Bible literacy.

A 7th generation Mississippian from Wiggins, Nick holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in history from Mississippi College. He and his wife live in Ridgeland and have three children ages 13 to 24.