W. Nicholas Routh, CFP®
Nick is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional whose primary responsibilities involve assisting Dave with all aspects of his personal wealth management business. This includes helping to create and implement comprehensive financial plans, manage tactical client portfolios, and oversee client management and contact strategies.
Licenses and Certifications
Nick began his career in Financial Planning by passing his General Uniform Securities Exam (Series 7) at age 18. Since then he has obtained numerous other licenses currently held through First Allied Securities, Inc. This includes the Uniform Agent State Law Exam (Series 63), and the Uniform Combined State Law and Investment Advisor Exam (Series 66). He is also Life Insurance/Disability Insurance Licensed in the State of California, CA Insurance #0H83797. Nick earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, which is one of the most comprehensive and difficult financial designations achievable, at the age of 23. Nick is also currently an Investment Advisor Representative offering advisory services through First Allied Advisory Services.
Education and Work History
Nick graduated in Entrepreneurship and Finance through the Global Leadership Honors Program at USC’s Marshall School of Business in 2011. While in school he also was a leader in USC’s Drumline and he remains a fervent USC Trojan Football Fan. Upon graduating, he immediately worked for the next 2 years for Fidelity Investments in Orange County. He quickly advanced amongst Fidelity’s advisors and primarily worked in retirement income planning and portfolio construction. He left Newport Beach, CA to come work with his Dad in June of 2013.
Outside of work, you can find Nick active in his various social circles. He is an Eagle Scout, still plays drums with his Church and friends, and enjoys activities in the outdoors.