In the Community
Our commitment to service also extends into our communities.
Many of our stakeholders actively volunteer or donate to various nonprofit groups and foundations. It’s engrained in our firm’s culture to serve others as we strive to make a difference in people’s lives – and it inspires the work we do for our clients.
Chris 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.
Chris 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.
Anastasia Merkel with Bob Kuchenberg and the Good Greek Spero and the Miami Dolphins Touchdown Club at Kim Bokamper’s.
Chris and the Royal Palm Men’s Club Committee spending time with legendary coach Howard Schnellenberger.
Chris Nichols and Chris White meet with NBA agent Benji Burke (father of Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke) at the Nichols Wealth Partners office.
Chris spending time with Hall of Fame coach Tommy Lasorda at Northwood University’s Commencement Ceremony.
Anna Merkel joined fellow Tower Forum members at a welcome reception honoring Senator Bob Graham on Wednesday, January 8th.
Nichols 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.
November 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.
On 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.
Chris with 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!
On 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.”
Our 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.
On August 21st, Chris and Anna attended Light up the Night to benefit Junior Achievement of South Florida.
August 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.
Chris 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.
On Wednesday, September 25th, Chris attended the Campaign Kick-off Reception in Honor Of Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, Candidate for Boca Raton Mayor.
Chris attends Club Red Speaker Series Event with Armand Grossman which featured #1 New York Times Best Selling Author Brad Meltzer.
In 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.