RJ is a Partner in The CEO Project.  He has spent the last three years working with CEO’s of high growth businesses run their businesses more effectively.  RJ also leads a small software company that services the sleep industry with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) offering.

Before his current roles, RJ spent ten years buying and growing an electrical services firm.  The company went from 15 to 350 people and appeared 3 times on the Inc 500/5000 list.  The company focus spread from electrical maintenance in industrial facilities to a full service utilities contractor that builds the power grid from wind farms and coal fired power plants to the power lines in your local neighborhood.  Mr. Nicolosi was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 and 2008.  In an April 2008 Employee Satisfaction survey, 92% of employees said they would recommend Midwest to friends.

Before buying Midwest Electric, he worked at Arthur Andersen, where he led a regional consulting team. In addition, RJ served as the project manager for a technology merger integration of a multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical distributor into a leading integrated health-care company. He has also served as the interim CIO for a tier-three automotive supplier.  RJ brings to Midwest Electric a wealth of experience from working in numerous industries, such as banking, insurance, manufacturing, retail, wholesale distribution, healthcare and telecommunications.

RJ also served as Executive Director and Chairman on the Board for Junior Achievement of Central Ohio.   RJ and his family are active members of Vineyard Grace Fellowship in Heath, OH.  He is a graduate of the University Of Notre Dame with majors in international relations and philosophy. RJ resides in Bexley, OH with his wife Kristina, his 21 year old son Michael, his 19 year old daughter Morgan, and his six year old daughter Eva.