Heather Nickles is a Chicago native with a passion for music. She took her childhood love of the arts to college at Columbia College Chicago where she received her Bachelors degree in Live & Performing Arts Management. Throughout her 3 years there she made it a point to get a hand in every facet of the live music and recording industry. Eventually, she found her home in artist management and tour coordination. She since has started her very own company, Amplified Touring & Artist Services, with an eclectic roster of Chicago acts and dozens of national tours under their belt.