He previously served as the Local Government Liaison and Deputy Director of Executive Appointments in the Office of Governor Nathan Deal. He is a member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, the National Emergency Number Association, the National Association of State 9-1-1 Administrators, and the NG9-1-1 Institute. Nix sits on the Youth Activities Commission for the City of Newnan and the Board of Directors of the Coweta Community Foundation.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Georgia State University.