Cash Nickerson

Owner & Instructor of The Academy Dallas

Cash is President and CFO of PDS Technical Services. He has held a variety of legal and executive positions in his 20 year plus career including serving as an attorney and marketing executive for Union Pacific Railroad, an associate and then partner at Jenner & Block, one of Chicago’s five largest law firms and chairman and CEO of an internet company he took public through a reverse merger.

An avid writer and speaker on the workplace, the jobs economy and employment, Cash is the author of  several books:

  • The Samurai Listener (2018),
  • Listening as a Martial Art (2015)
  • BOOMERangs: Engaging the Aging Workforce in America (2014)
  • StagNation: Understanding the New Normal in Employment (2013)
  •  A Texan in Tuscany (2013).

listening-as-a-martial-artCash is a seasoned martial artist, ranked as a 3rd degree black belt in American Kenpo Karate under Sifu Rick Fowler, a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Master John Machado, holds the rank of 1 Kyu in Iaido, a green belt in Kickboxing under Evan Thompson.  He is an Instructor in the art of Systema under Vladimir Vasiliev and owner of The Academy Dallas martial arts school.