Nicholas Salinas, CPA


“Service through teamwork and excellence.” 

In 2022, Nicholas joined the RBC team as a tax intern. In his current role as a tax associate in the firm’s Tax Department, he is responsible for the preparation, research, and planning of individual and business taxes. He specializes in being the go-to person in the firm when it comes to difficult tax problems. Additionally, Nicholas is a sergeant with United States Airforce serving 10 years as a Geospatial Intelligence Supervisor and a Traffic Management Craftsman. 

A graduate of St. Edward’s University, Nicholas earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 2021 and his Master’s in 2022. A diligent and dedicated member of the RBC team, Nicholas attributes his success to the help and encouragement of his peers and bosses. 

Nicholas grew up in a military family with his sister, Carmen, and mother, Estella who was a military nurse. Presently, he has found himself at home in Austin where he can “find it all”. In his free time, Nicholas likes to read, write stories, binge Star Trek, and relax with a scotch in his hand. His favorite vacation destinations are Kyoto, Japan, and Seoul, South Korea.  


  • St. Edward’s University,  
    • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2021)
    • Master of Business Administration in Accounting (2022) 

Professional Membership and Committees: 

  • Texas Society of CPAs (TXCPAs) 
  • The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • Delta Sigma Pi