Nolan McKelvey, MA, MEd, CRC

Nolan McKelvey HeadshotNolan McKelvey is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) in Phoenix, Arizona. His employment and education has provided him extensive experience in working with culturally and economically diverse populations of people with disabilities. His past work experience includes development of earning capacity evaluations, vocational planning and development, extensive research, employer sampling and assistance in life care planning development.

Nolan earned a Bachelor of Science in History and Master of Education in Secondary Education from Northern Arizona University. He earned his Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arizona.

Prior to joining Arizona Vocational Consulting and Forensic Services, Inc., he worked at Vocational Diagnostics, Inc. (VDI) for several years. His work with VDI provided experience in forensic rehabilitation including earning capacity evaluation development, administration of vocational testing batteries, clinical interviewing, research, and record review.

Prior to his employment at VDI, Nolan worked for five years as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the State of Arizona, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). In his employment with RSA, Nolan was the liaison between the agency and the Arizona Industrial Commission; the transition school-to-work counselor with the Flagstaff Public Schools; the counselor for people referred from the Division of Developmental Disabilities in Flagstaff; the Independent Living Program counselor for the Northern Arizona region; and was a counselor for people with psychiatric disabilities for Northern Arizona, and worked as a general counselor before moving to the private sector.

Nolan is originally from Okemos, Michigan and has lived in Arizona off-and-on since attending NAU in 1993. He moved back to Arizona from Boston, Massachusetts permanently in 2003. Nolan is an accomplished musician and has received multiple awards in Arizona and Boston, MA in this regard. Nolan enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, reading, and golfing.