George Lucas Educational Foundation

Nancy Hamilton

Nancy Hamilton is an entrepreneur with a background in education. She has worked in multiple start-ups and successfully launched two of her own businesses. Hamilton received her Bachelor Degree from Wheaton College, and holds Masters Degrees in Education from Simmons College and in Business from Northeastern University. She has worked in K-8 classrooms throughout Massachusetts and as a middle school science teacher and educational consultant for the Government of Bermuda. While in Bermuda, she wrote Augusta's Dragon. After experiencing the barriers to entry into the publishing world, she founded Hamilton Hansen Publishing that has since sold over 8,000 copies of her book. Following her move back to the United States, Hamilton ran game day operations and managed public relations and marketing campaigns as Director of Marketing for the Boston Blazers, a start-up men's professional lacrosse franchise. Nancy left the Blazers to pursue an MBA and launch an all-natural food company. The company sold five signature sauces in specialty grocery stores throughout New England. She now works as a chauffeur for her 12 year old daughter and for a company that is launching a children's tablet.