Today is Monday, April 21, 2014rss RSS feed
Quality Deer Management Association

Quality Deer Management Association

ATHENS, Ga. --( The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced the addition of Nicole Garris of South Carolina to its Board of Directors on Monday.

“On behalf of the QDMA National Board of Directors, our staff, and our members, we are pleased to welcome Nicole to our Board,” said Mark Thomas, Chairman of the Board.

“We welcome her expertise in business efficiency enhancement and her passion for whitetail hunting and land management. Nicole is eager to help position our Association as we move into the future.”

Nicole has been an active member of QDMA since 2009. She first served as vice president of the ACE Basin Branch in South Carolina when it was formed, and in late 2009, Nicole moved to Branch president.

Quality Deer Management Association Names Nicole Garris to Board of Directors

Quality Deer Management Association Names Nicole Garris to Board of Directors

The ACE Basin Branch was named QDMA’s New Fundraising Branch of the Year in 2009 and the Branch of the Year in 2012.

“I am deeply honored to have been elected by the Board to help guide QDMA as it enters its 25th anniversary year,” said Nicole. “QDMA has some of the finest and most dedicated volunteers anywhere. With my background in Branch leadership and my experience in helping Fortune 500 companies, I am excited about working with the Board to help the organization grow membership and support its branches and volunteers.

“I am particularly honored to be the first woman to serve on the Board,” Nicole noted. “QDMA recognizes that women are increasingly involved in hunting and wildlife habitat management. I want to make sure we take actions to encourage women to get involved in QDMA – both as members and in Branch leadership roles.”

Professionally, Nicole is the president of Lowcountry Management Consulting, Inc., which she founded in 2000. She is also a trustee on the Board of Directors for Coastal Electric Cooperative, Inc., in Walterboro, S.C. Prior to founding Lowcountry Management Consulting, Nicole had worked for consulting firms since 1985.

Nicole earned Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard in 1985 graduating summa cum laude. She went on to earn her Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1989.

An avid hunter, Nicole has been a resident of South Carolina for 35 years. She was born in Charleston and now resides in Williams, S.C. Nicole is married to another avid QDMA member, Joe Holt, and she has one son, Patrick Lozada, 23, who lives in Shanghai, China.

About QDMA
QDMA is dedicated to ensuring the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and our hunting heritage. Founded in 1988, QDMA is a national nonprofit wildlife conservation organization with nearly 50,000 members in all 50 states and Canada. To learn more about QDMA and why it is the future of deer hunting, call 800-209-3337 or visit QDMA can also be found on Facebook at and Twitter at

Ammoland Click to read AmmoLand FTC Marital Disclosures Distributed to you by - – The Shooting Sports News source.
  • One User comment to “Quality Deer Management Association Names Nicole Garris to Board of Directors”

    1. Quality Deer Management Association Names Nicole Garris to Board of Directors – (press release) on December 31, 2012 at 10:32 PM said:

      [...] (press release) [...]

    Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • Jim: Hummmm, the government has declared a three mile no fly zone around the Bundy ranch area. Little drones do not...
      • Rich: Oh yeah the Rav4 my neighbors daughter just bought one…cute little car. Maybe next time do a write up on...
      • Gregory Smith: They’re very nice, I own a Beretta Nano in green, so I can appreciate those wild colors. The...
      • Ryan: @CT, I disagree, Ammoland already has tons of content related to guns, it must be 99% of what they publish. I...
    • maximum
      Login with Facebook: Log In
      Powered by Sociable!
    • Facebook Activity

    • Google+ Direct Connect

    Copyright 2014 Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Sign up for the Ammoland Daily Digest

    * indicates required
    Daily Digest is a daily recap of Firearms industry news, 2nd Amendment politics , and product articles delivered to the inbox. Stay informed to keep your Individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
    Yes, I want the Monthly email newsletter subscription to Ammoland so I can get a single newsletter once a month on the hot new products from the Firearms Industry!