Nicholas Gilman | Chief Executive Officer
Nicholas Gilman has been working on behalf of animals for over 35 years and his work experience ranges from national disaster relief to cruelty investigation, consulting, and shelter design. He worked for three years for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and for seven years for the American Humane Association (AHA) where he served as Director of Animals Programs. Gilman has appeared on the NBC Today Show, CBS This Morning, and National Public Radio. He has authored numerous articles for humane trade magazines and has presented hundreds of workshops on humane issues both in the United States and abroad. He was a founding board member of the National Federation of Humane Societies.
In 2006 Gilman founded Humane Logic, a business consulting firm focusing on animal welfare. Humane Logic assisted non-profit humane organizations with strategic planning, development strategy, capital campaign strategy, interim leadership, board of director development, organizational review, and other disciplines specific to animal charities.
In July of 2021, Nicholas was named the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Larimer Humane Society. “It is a pleasure and a privilege to be working with such an amazing team that has done so much for the animals and the people of northern Colorado over the years,” says Nicholas. “I look forward to contributing toward the goals of the organization as we work to enrich the lives of animals in Larimer County.”
Gilman is the 2003 recipient of the Dennis J. White award for excellence in instruction and training presented by the American Humane Association (AHA).
Gilman was also presented the 2006 Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Wisconsin Federation of Humane Societies.
He lives with companion animals who wish to make it clear that they were not consulted on whether Gilman deserves any awards.