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That Sounds Terrific Productions

Nick Koziol -  CEO

Nick Koziol is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in higher education, alumni engagement, event planning, marketing, communications, hospitality, coaching, and consulting. Currently serving as the Business Engagement and Communications Manager at the Center of Excellence in Data Science and the Goergen Institute for Data Science at the University of Rochester, Nick brings over a decade of experience to his role.


His newest adventure the podcast “That Sounds Terrifying” features a collaboration with co-host Jess DeCotis. The duo explores the paranormal by recounting personal experiences, interviewing guests, sharing fan tales, and scary stories of the unknown.


Nick is also the Founder and CEO of That Sounds Terrific Productions, LLC (2021), which began as Koziol Coaching and Consulting in 2013. Through this venture, he serves as a personal coach, specializing in personal branding, leadership development, career transition, and executive coaching. He also offers consultancy services to companies, providing actionable guidance and support for enhancing leadership skills in the workplace. Nick's expertise extends to social media branding, marketing strategies, and website development, all aimed at maximizing client performance and business success.


Nick’s experience as a Podcast Host began with "That Sounds Terrific" in 2022. Nick celebrates the remarkable contributions of leaders who are making a positive impact on their communities. This platform showcases the great work these individuals are doing to create, build, and foster more positive and supportive environments.


Nick also volunteers with several organizations: The Dawgs for a Cauze band, the Alzheimer's Association, WNY Raptor and Wildlife Care, Inc., the Hamburg Fine Arts Foundation, and more.


Nick has served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors at SUNY Fredonia, where he played a key role in promoting alumni programs and supporting networking events. In the past, Nick has worked as a Manager for the Walk to End Alzheimer's (Alzheimer's Association®), an Alumni and Development Officer at the Rochester Institute of Technology, an

Adjunct Professor (Medaille College and SUNY Cortland), the Director of Alumni Engagement (Medaille College/University), Interim General Manager - Lynne Parks '68 SUNY Cortland Alumni House (SUNY Cortland), an Associate Director of Alumni Engagement for Regional Reunions and Chapter events, and multiple roles in Residence Life/other areas of Higher Education administration.


So grateful for all Nick did to help organize my business. I felt overwhelmed and struggled to find the time to properly advertise . He went over the top helping to organize and manage my social media pages. Setting up a steady flow of content that helped to boost my business! Nick was a God-send. He helped to create more ease, structure and positive cash flow to my everyday success.


Dr. Bernadette Clabeaux

"Nick helped me with social media branding for our new nonprofit WNY Raptor and Wildlife Care, Inc. He had great advice for social media marketing and was creative with ideas on how to keep the community informed. Nick continues to stay connected with me to support and highlight WNY Raptor."


Michael Gannon

"I worked with Nick Koziol on social media development and personal branding. Nick is so easy to work with. He is a pro! I highly recommend his services."

Racheal Reiner

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