Douglas Nelson

Managing Director & Private Wealth Advisor

Doug has worked in Finance out of Portsmouth, New Hampshire for more than 30 years with firms including JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and most recently Wells Fargo Advisors.

A student of Yale Economist Robert Schiller, Doug also has a Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis from Harvard University. His undergraduate studies were at Carnegie Mellon and University of New Hampshire.

Doug currently serves on Shoals Marine Laboratory (Advisory Board). Doug’s past service on nonprofit boards includes: The Music Hall (Trustee & Vice President), Crossroads House (Former Board President), the Mount Washington Observatory (Trustee), The Boston Foundation (Advisors Committee), the Foundation for Seacoast Health (Incorporator). He has served as a lecturer, moderator and instructor at University of New Hampshire as well as at several regional foundations & museums. Doug has been certified as a Charitable Gift Planner by the NH Charitable Fund. He has served on several art museum committees and many of his clientele are art collectors.

Private equity investment & offerings are in Doug’s wheelhouse, with a recent example culminating in the Oatly Group IPO in May 2021.

Doug lives in Rye Beach, NH with his wife of 27 years, Karin. Their daughters Lizzie & Ali are alumni of Bucknell University and they work in NYC. As a family they all enjoy skiing, hiking, fine art & travel.

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100 Enterprise Drive, Suite 504, Rockaway, NJ 07866, (800) 637-3211. Check the background of this firm on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

Douglas Nelson

Managing Director & Private Wealth Advisor
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Published Works

Over the past twenty years, Michael has written five books on behavioral finance and emotional investing to help clients make better investment decisions and reach their goals. His latest work below on the left is designed to help individuals recognize and better manage their behavioral investing biases in any stage of life or market environment.

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