About Mayor Nesby
The honorable Mayor Nickole Nesby is a dedicated public servant with 20 years’ experience in legislative government: 10 as field representative/district caseworker for Congressman Mike Doyle and a decade in executive government for the U.S. Treasury Department as a Frontline Manager and Contact Service Representative. In November 2017, Nesby successfully unseated incumbent Phillip Krivacek to become the first female and African American to head the city of Duquesne, PA.
No stranger to socioeconomic disparity, Ms. Nesby was born in McKeesport, PA in 1970 to parents Carol and Richard Brooks, hard working steel mill workers who instilled within her the drive and determination to succeed against all odds. One of seven siblings, she refused to allow poverty to derail her goal of attaining higher education. Nesby recently completed her fourth degree, an MBS from Northcentral University in Organizational Leadership Specializing in Nonprofit. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in General Business, a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Thiel College and a Certificate in Accounting from the Community College of Allegheny College.
Mayor Nesby says, “My aspiration is to make Duquesne a better place to live. I want residents to have a quality education, I want to promote home ownership with reasonable mortgage payments, I want economic development, better transportation, ensure medical providers are provided, update parks, and provide better recreation and playgrounds.”
The honorable Mayor Nickole Nesby is a recipient of the Phillis Wheatley Literary Society of Duquesne Milestone Award in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding accomplishments and notable public service. Her continued success as mayor is inevitable as she endeavors to help rebuild Duquesne and bring to its citizens a new era of prosperity, sustained economic growth, and hope for a brighter tomorrow.
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