Phillip (Phil) G. Nickols

Phillip (Phil) G. Nickols

Chief Administrator


Mr. Nickols began his career in the United States Air Force. Upon graduation from college, he entered pilot training at Columbus AFB, Mississippi followed by a fighter pilot course at George AFB in California. In his career, he accumulated over 3,000 hours of flying as an F-4 and F-16 command fighter pilot and instructor. After twenty years of service, he retired from active duty. but remained as a contract instructor for the air force.


Following his air force life, Mr. Nickols began a new career in the financial investment industry as an administrator with Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors. He joined Belleair Wealth Management shortly after the company was founded in 2005, where he serves as the administrator of client accounts and information technology.


Mr. Nickols graduated from Texas A&M University at Commerce (formerly East Texas State University) with a degree in Business Administration and Computer Science. Residing in Florida for over 35 years, he and his wife love to travel, having visited twenty-four countries so far. They are both avid wildlife photographers with extensive portfolios. Mr. Nickols also spends his extra time involved in genealogy research, where he has traced branches of his tree back to the 10th century. His wife is an equestrian.

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