Peter G. Nicolas


Director of Learning & Development
New Jersey - Basking Ridge

908.766.9800 / Ext. 11309Contact

Service Specialties

  • Adult Education
  • Needs Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Instructional Design

Industry Expertise

  • Adult Education
  • Needs Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Instructional Design

Professional Experience

Peter G. Nicolas is the Director of Learning and Development at Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International LLC. He began his career in financial services and transitioned into learning and development in 1988.

Peter specializes in adult education, employee development, and instructional design. He has L&D Big 4 experience in assurance, tax, and advisory lines of service. Peter is responsible for identifying the learning and development needs of staff across all levels and practice areas, and in the design and implementation of training programs to meet those needs and the overall strategic objectives of the firm.

Peter regularly shares his deep knowledge in the learning and development space through local speaking engagements and contributions to online and local newspapers. In his spare time, Peter is active in his community, including current Sergeant-at-Arms and Past President of the local Rotary International club, Vice President of the Historical Society, and former Marketing Vice President of his local Toastmasters Chapter. Prior to joining Prager Metis CPAs, Peter worked at a Big 4 accounting firm, where he co-authored the applications leading to the firm’s induction into the Training Hall of Fame.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Talent Development, Northern New Jersey Chapter


  • MBA, Marketing, Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • BA, Political Science, Montclair State University​

Civic Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Historical Society of Florham Park
  • Sergeant at Arms, Rotary International