ATEL Capital Group is pleased to announce that industry veteran Leesa J. Nichols has returned to serve as Executive Vice President and National Sales Manager for ATEL Securities Corporation. Nichols will be responsible for overseeing the sales team and placement of ATEL’s alternative investment products.
“We are pleased to have Leesa back with her extensive experience and success in many investment sectors, especially in the alternative space,” said Dean Cash, president and CEO of ATEL Capital Group. “She will bring a fresh perspective which will help us to continue to provide attractive, investor-centric programs to our broker dealer and advisor partners as well as our investors.”
Nichols originally joined ATEL in 1991 as Northwest Regional Vice President and she was a top producer for almost a decade. For over 30 years, Nichols has had diverse and comprehensive exposure to many facets of the financial services industry. Leesa is a proven leader with a wonderful reputation in our industry, she has a unique understanding of each role in the sales process and appreciates the special talents necessary to be successful. Nichols rejoins the team after a thirteen-year reign as Regional Director for Steben & Company.
“It is an honor to return to ATEL and I am excited to join the team" said Nichols. "I look forward to combining my knowledge and experience with the depth of the existing talent at ATEL. I thrive on developing strong collaborative relationships that drive results. I look forward to filling a product gap in both the traditional Broker-Dealer and RIA Channels. It will also be nice to get reacquainted with San Francisco and the Bay.”