Holly Nickels, Chief Financial Officer

Holly Nickels is a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer at The Ryding Company. Holly is responsible for the overall financial strategy and overseeing all financial functions, corporate development, revenue management, as well as Human Resources.

Prior to working at The Ryding Company, Holly was with GE Private Asset Management in Encino, CA, and served as the Operation Manager of the Private Client Group. Her initial introduction to qualified plan compliance was in 2006 when she joined Kravitz, Inc. as a Accounts Receivable Specialist. Holly joined The Ryding Company in 2013 as the Controller. In this role, Holly had overall responsibility for the Ryding Company’s financial reporting, planning, and budgeting. She assumed Partnership at The Ryding Company in June 2016. Her prior ownership and management of a commercial construction business offers Holly exceptional insight into the challenges faced by many business owners and has proved beneficial when addressing compliance and service issues.

Holly is married to her high school sweetheart, Richard, and they have three sons. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of California, Holly lives in Westlake Village with her husband and two over-active Weimaraners. In her free time, Holly enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, hosting parties at her home, volunteering her time with Operation Gratitude, and supporting The Wounded Warrior Project and The Nature Conservancy.