Nickleson (Nick) Battle has over 13 years HR experience handling both domestic and international HR. Prior to joining The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) he was employed at Counterpart International where he was their HR Manager. As a generalist, he has managed all areas of HR (recruitment, benefits, performance management, compliance, etc.). He has a BS and MS degrees in Psychology from Capella University and is currently pursuing an Ed.D. (doctorate of education) in Counseling Psychology. He also has a Master’s Certificate in HR Management from Villanova University. In addition to his work in human resources, Battle is a licensed mental health counselor. Battle also volunteers with local organizations providing counseling services to underserved populations and adolescents in the juvenile justice system.