The NSI Team

Our staff of investment professionals pride themselves on offering sound financial advice, suitable to the specific needs and objectives of each existing or prospective client, and the highest degree of customer service. Each client has a personal Registered Investment Advisor Representative who conducts regular reviews to monitor changes in financial status, risk tolerance and investment objective.

Bob Nelson

Robert O. Nelson
President, Owner & Chairman of the Investment Policy Committee
 

Born in 1945. In 1967, he graduated from Colby College with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. From 1969 to 1970, he attended graduate school for international relations at the University of Southern California. He received a Masters Degree from Gonzaga University in 1979. Mr. Nelson is a general securities principal and a financial and operations principal. Since 1983, he has been owner and president of Nelson Securities, Inc., a Broker-Dealer and Investment Advisor registered with the SEC.

Licenses: Licenses: Series 7, 24, 27, 55, 63, 65   

Spokane, WA - NSI Headquarters 

David Vose

David Vose,
Vice President of Annuity Division, Investment Policy Committee Member

800-345-7593 Ext. 138
With Nelson Securities since 1992

Licenses: Licenses: Series 7, 24, 51, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: BA Business/Finance, Loyola Marymount University

Personal Note: Wife Heidi, Sons Dylan and Connor. Hobbies Golf and Basketball.

 
Jeffery Miller

Jeffery Miller
Senior Account Executive, Member Investment Policy Committee

800-345-7593 Ext. 141  
With Nelson Securities since 1992

Licenses: Series 7, 6, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: BA Finance/ Minor Economics, Washington State University

Personal Note: Married with 3 sons and a daughter. Enjoy spending time with my family and coaching my daughter’s school volleyball team with my wife. Avid Mariner and WSU Cougar fan.

 
Rusty Price

Rusty Price
Senior Account Executive, Investment Policy Committee Member

800-345-7593 Ext. 144
With Nelson Securities since 1988

Licenses: Series 7, 63; Licensed Professional Geologist

Past Experience: BS Geology, University of Idaho 1978

Personal Note: Married with two daughters. Hobbies include home restorations, auto sports, skiing and football. 

 
Ace Earthman

Arealous (Ace) Earthman
Senior Account Executive 

800-345-7593 Ext. 135  
With Nelson Securities since 1992

Licenses: Series 7, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: BS Business Administration, University of Redlands. Worked for Merrill Lynch as a Registered Representative for 3 years and for Mutual of New York for 2 years.

Personal Note: Married with 2 children

 
Gina Middauagh

Gina Middaugh
Registered Sales Assistant to David Vose
 

800-345-7593
With Nelson Securities since 1994

Licenses: 6, 63

Past Experience: BA in Education and a BA in Speech Therapy from Eastern Washington University

Personal Note: Enjoy flying, water-skiing, and working out.

NSI Operations

Shyla Collins

Shyla Gibson
Vice President of Operations

800-345-7593 Ext. 139
With Nelson Securities since 2004

Licenses: Series 7, 24, 63

Past Experience: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis on Management, San Diego State University. P   reviously employed with First Allied Securities, Inc. in San Diego.

 
Heidi Vose

Heidi Vose
Executive Vice President

800-345-7593 Ext. 122
With Nelson Securities since 1986

Personal Note: Happily married with two sons.  Hobbies include spending time with family and traveling.

 
Kristi Brown

Kristi Brown
Product Administrator

800-345-7593 Ext. 123
With Nelson Securities since 1993

Past Experience: Attended Washington State University
Personal Note: Married with two children.

Gainesville, FL - Branch Office 

Steve Keller

Steve Keller
Senior Account Executive, Orlando Branch Manager
 

800-934-2909  
With Nelson Securities since 1993

Licenses: Series 7, 6, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability; Real Estate

Past Experience: Marketing degree, St. Joseph’s University. Financial Consultant for CJGO prior to joining Nelson.

Personal Note: University of Florida Gator football fan, and enjoy traveling  

 
Laura Griffis

Laura Griffis
Branch Office Assistant

800-934-2909
With Nelson Securities since 2004

Personal Note: Married with three children.


San Diego, CA - Branch Office 

Rob Nelson

Rob Nelson
Senior Vice President, Investment Policy Committee Member

888-536-3346
With Nelson Securities since 1992

Licenses: Series 7, 24, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: BA Political Science, Loyola Marymount University

Personal Note: Enjoy spending time with my three boys and coaching youth sports.

 
Rick Garcia

Rick Garcia
Registered Representative
 

888-536-3346
With Nelson Securities since 1997

Licenses: Series 6, 63, 65; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: 11 years experience in investment sales and marketing.

Personal Note: Wife Gemma, sons Marcus and Ethan. Enjoy wrestling with my kids and traveling with my family.

 
Scott Newman

Scott Newman
Registered Representative

888-536-3346   
With Nelson Securities since 2002

Licenses: Series 7, 63, 65, 31; Insurance Life & Disability

Past Experience: BA Economics, San Diego State University. Worked on the American Stock Exchange and Pacific Stock Exchange prior to working at LPL Financial and Morgan Stanley.

Personal Note: Enjoy snow and jet skiing, snowmobiling and going to the beach.

 
Virginia McNally

Virginia McNally
Branch Office Assistant


888-536-3346 Ext. 10
With Nelson Securities since 2003

Past Experience: Equity Trading at LPL Financial Services and CUSO Financial Services
Personal Note: Enjoy golf, spending time with my grandkids and attending their school performances and sporting events, reading, movies and live theatre performances.