Steven “Cash” Nickerson was the President and CFO of PDS Tech, Inc., a position he held for fifteen years, before becoming Chairman of the Board and CEO of PDS Tech in November 2018.
Cash Nickerson has held a variety of legal and executive positions in his 30-year career. He served as an attorney and marketing director at Union Pacific Railroad, an associate and then partner at Jenner & Block, one of the five largest law firms in Chicago, and President and CFO of an internet company operating in the digital economy that he took public through a reverse merger.
Mr. Nickerson holds a JD and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was an editor of the law review and a recipient of the US Steel Scholarship. He is a member of the National Council of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and International Council of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute. In 2010, he received the Global Philanthropy Award from Washington University in St. Louis for his support of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative. Additionally, the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law honored him with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013 and a Founders Day Distinguished Alumni Award in 2014. Mr. Nickerson was elected the Ethan A. H. Shepley Trustee at Washington University in St. Louis on December 5, 2014 for a four-year term. Mr. Nickerson also serves on the Equifax Workforce Solutions Client Advisory Board and was Keynote speaker at the Equifax 2013 Client Forum.
An avid writer and speaker on the workplace, the jobs economy and employment, Mr. Nickerson is the author of BOOMERangs: Engaging the Aging Workforce in America (2014), StagNation: Understanding the New Normal in Employment (2013), Getting to Next: Lessons to Help Take Your Career to The Next Level (2015), and Listening as a Martial Art: Master Your Listening Skills for Success (2015). He also writes travel books, including A Texan in Tuscany (2013).