Nolan is an associate at HighPoint Associates, a management consulting firm that works with clients in various industries, ranging from technology to retail. Before this, Nolan studied political science at the University of California, Irvine, and interned in venture capital, financial services, technology, consulting, and law. While at the University of California, Irvine, Nolan founded the anteater crypto association, which was the largest cryptocurrency club on campus, hosting speakers such as Jason Les, CEO of Riot Blockchain. In addition, Nolan was the head of fundraising at the University of California, Irvine Real Estate Association. He co-founded a clean technology company that completed a 120,000-square foot commercial solar deal in Garden Grove. Nolan lives in Irvine, California, and can be found lifting weights while listening to a podcast on geopolitics.