David Nichols

David Nichols, Director of Business Development, ABS
Director, Business Development
ABS Advanced Solutions

Captain Nichols is Director, Business Development for Advanced Solutions and is responsible for the development and delivery of cyber security services for maritime ports and terminals worldwide.

Captain Nichols joined ABS in June of 2018 after a 26-year Coast Guard career where he served in a number of marine safety positions including Chief of Port Operations, Commercial Vessel Inspector, Chief of Outer Continental Shelf Drilling and Production, and Staff Judge Advocate. 

Captain Nichols received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated cum laude from Tulane Law School in 2000 with an Admiralty Certificate.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the U. S. Supreme Court Bar.