Larry Anthony Nicks (Founder/President) is a native of Starkville, Mississippi. A 1978 graduate of Starkville High in Oktibbeha County, Larry attended Hinds Community College in Raymond, Mississippi, where his major was Business Administration. Larry also attended Mississippi State University, majoring in Marketing and Communications, as well as Mississippi Baptist Seminary, in the studies of Social Science (Theology). He is currently a student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Larry, a former pastor of 10 ½ years in Vicksburg, now presently serve as an assistant minister at a local church in Jackson, Mississippi.
Prior to founding Nspirational Communications Group, his broadcast career spanned over 19 years in television sales, marketing consultant, as well as senior level management with ABC, Fox and NBC Affiliates. Larry has been active in numerous organizations, and has served on numerous boards, to include the YMCA, Mission Mississippi, Touching Hands Ministry, and a host of other community non profit entities. Larry serves as President of NCG
Carla Nicks (Senior-Vice President) Bringing to-date over 25 years of public relations experience to the company serves as Vice President of Nspirational Communications Group. Her savvy and no non sense ability to weave through the bureaucracy of red tape has garnered Nspirational client’s quick and efficient results.
Though Carla currently resides in Brandon with her family, she is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Her high school and higher education spans private, parochial and public schooling. She has served, or currently serves on boards to include, but not limited to, The United Way of the Capital Area, University Christian School, American Heart Association, The Mississippi Food Network, United Parcel Service Foundation Board, and many others, to which she has been bestowed many honors and commendations. She’s served primarily as event planner, fund raising and personnel chair for numerous non profit and community organizations. To her credit, Carla is highly sought out as a motivational speaker. Though Carla wears many hats as V.P., her primary functions with the company are strategic planning and event management.
Also to her credit, Carla holds the distinct honor of being crowned the First African American Miss. Hinds Jr. College, as well as Mrs. Mississippi.