In the Community

de9a1b62-2434-413a-8503-6098437ec0b8Chris Nichols recently spoke at The International Business School at Lynn University located in Boca Raton, FL. The ‘Meet the CEO Series’ is a ongoing series where Chief Executive Officers are invited to share their thoughts, ideas and motivations towards becoming a successful CEO. Chris spoke about entrepreneurship, key success factors as well as his experiences of starting a company.  The lecture was held for 150 students and professors.

bad10a51-77ef-405c-807b-31131290ff65Chris Nichols recently participated in the 8th Annual “Boca’s Ballroom Battle”. He danced the night away in efforts to raise funds for The George Snow Scholarship Fund in order to help the most deserving and brightest students in the area to go to college.

defff7cb-7ef3-40db-97d6-fa39e7164166Anastasia Merkel with Bob Kuchenberg and the Good Greek Spero and the Miami Dolphins Touchdown Club at Kim Bokamper’s

3c52fba6-0f89-41bf-befe-d6a7f6b93c56Nichols Wealth Partners Announces Estate Planning Director – Click here to learn more.

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1d6cd73f-d06e-469d-8140-b8b8c5136abcWealth Advisor Chris Nichols Establishes His Firm and Affiliates with Industry Leader and Registered Investment Advisory Firm – Click here to read more.

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4a634dfb-00f1-4abe-ac4d-061cbd8ecd03Anna Merkel joined fellow Tower Forum members at a welcome reception honoring Senator Bob Graham on Wednesday, January 8th.

254a86ee-6234-47e2-8829-e46bad596d63Nichols Team joins business executives from industries and professions in South Florida in identifying critical issues facing our community and encouraging positive change through their participation in the Tower Forum. Anastasia Merkel, shown here with Tower Forum Immediate Past President, Todd Stone.

3cb789c5-e025-4d51-a36f-2b7070eb8c56November 1st & 2nd, Anastasia hit the road with over 2,000 cyclists in the Annual 2 day Tri-County Dolphin Cycle Challenge to help raise funds for lifesaving cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

d536a9fe-192c-42dd-850d-c48e01bd61b6On October 23rd, Anastasia Merkel attended the Women in Power speaker series hosted by Junior Achievement’s Circle of Wise Women to honor Sarah Weddington, Lawyer, Professor and Women’s Right Advocate

6a2376ab-d7c5-4450-8a6a-4deb8b61d3bdChris w/ the Rosarian Raiders Girls 7th & 8th Grade Basketball Team during a pep talk. Chris has sponsored this team for the 2013-2014 Season. Go Rosarian Raiders and Good Luck this season!

de9a1b62-2434-413a-8503-6098437ec0b8On November 5th, Chris Nichols was the guest speaker at the General Membership meeting for the Broward County Society of Plastic Surgeons. His topic was “Exemption Planning for Asset Protection: Annuities, Insurance, etc.”

abbc9855-c418-4d9a-8598-e071eaae6092Our Business Development Director, Anastasia K. Merkel and her teammates in Jackie’s Striders, joined hundreds of supporters in Ft Lauderdale on Saturday Oct 12 to help make a difference by walking and raising money in the local American Cancer Society Making Strides against Breast Cancer event. Jackie’s Striders ranked top 3 in sponsorship and raised $15,086. This group marches every year in memory of their childhood friend and former event chair Jackie Kline Goodman.

b0e54730-735e-47f2-b75c-51b75690842bOn August 21st, Chris and Anna attended Light up the Night to benefit Junior Achievement of South Florida.

852ebd94-d00c-419f-bed8-4d1439aea136August 8th and 9th Chris attended The Shaner Charity Golf Tournament which benefitted the JB Griffin Memorial Foundation (JB was the CFO of Shaner for many years and a longtime friend) who is disbursing funds to the Tides Program which provides grief counseling to children who have lost a family member.

743eb1dc-9a55-42b1-a723-ce04d8027fb9Chris and his guest, Raul Pupo, attended the third annual Fellows Society Induction Ceremony to honor and acknowledge Nova’s legacy benefactors and induct their new members into the Fellows Society.

46b2a478-edf5-4f35-857e-ad10402e4dcfOn Wednesday, September 25th, Chris attended the Campaign Kick-off Reception in Honor Of Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, Candiate for Boca Raton Mayor.

21d26c98-0ecc-44b7-a74a-94a886112364Chris attends Club Red Speaker Series Event with Armand Grossman which featured #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Brad Meltzer.

706e3046-f440-4f23-80bb-bf0d0012f2c1In the, the article Thinking of retiring? Save 8 years of salary by Donna Gehrke-White found in the September 17, 2012 Sun-Sentinel Chris Nichols shares how some South Floridians may not have to save as much as this article states.