Lawrence Nicolas

Lawrence NicolasManager of Adoptions and Animal Care for Best Friends in Utah

Lawrence Nicolas is currently the manager of adoptions and animal care for Best Friends in Utah. In this role, he oversees the Best Friends Pet Adoption Center, located in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City, as well as the Best Friends Kitten Nursery. Lawrence began working in animal welfare immediately after college, taking a position in the adoptions and pet intake departments at the Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado. Lawrence relocated to Salt Lake City in 2012, and brought his knowledge and experience to Best Friends Animal Society.

Lawrence was raised in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, and attended the University of Colorado, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication. In addition to his love of animals, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys sports of all kinds, especially football. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Tiffany, and their three dogs and four cats.