The Goodson & Nichols Associates

 

 

Thomas O. Goodson - Managing Director - Investment Officer

Robert C. Nichols - Managing Director - Investment Officer

William T. Goodson - Financial Consultant

Jennifer Hobbs - Senior Registered Client Associate

Vicki Collins - Senior Registered Client Associate

 

Thomas O. Goodson

Thomas O. Goodson

Managing Director - Investment Officer

Phone: 336-727-4201
Fax: 336-727-4250
E-mail: tom.goodson@wfadvisors.com

Tom has achieved a distinguished career in the financial services industry since his start in 1983 with Wheat First Securities, a predecessor firm to Wells Fargo Advisors.  As a Managing Director - Investment Officer, Tom has extensive experience in all areas of the wealth management process and is dedicated to providing objective, professional advice to the group’s clients.  Tom’s dedication to providing sound advice has allowed him to become a trusted advisor to many individuals, families and institutions over the years.  A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tom is a current Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University, teaching an undergraduate course he developed for the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy. Active in his community, Tom has served and continues to serve on the boards of various community organizations.

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Robert C. Nichols

Robert C. Nichols

Managing Director - Investment Officer

Phone: 336-721-4217
Fax: 336-727-4250
E-mail: robert.c.nichols@wfadvisors.com

Beginning his career in the financial services industry in 1984, Robert serves the group as a Managing Director – Investment Officer.  His passion for helping clients to maximize their income in retirement and being proactive in managing their portfolio risk is what has made Robert a trusted advisor to many clients in the Triad area.  As a Premiere Advisor*, Robert is annually recognized by the firm for his client service and ethical standards.  A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Robert is a native of Davie County residing in Advance with his wife Julia and their two children, Catherine and Gray.    

* The Premier Advisors designation is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors and reflects a high level of professional achievement based on many factors including production.

 

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William T. Goodson

William T. Goodson

Financial Consultant

Phone: 336-727-4233
Fax: 336-727-4250
E-mail: will.goodson@wfadvisors.com

Will has built his career on two key principles: putting his clients’ interests first and providing exceptional personal service. Since 2005, Will has implemented these core principles in his various roles within the financial services industry.  As a Financial Consultant in the Goodson & Nichols Financial Group, Will has an integral role in not only the group’s proprietary investment management strategies, but also with advising clients’ on their customized investment plan and investment strategy.  An active alumnus of both Woodberry Forest School and North Carolina State University, Will enjoys giving back to his home community of Winston-Salem through volunteerism with various charitable organizations in the area.  Will, and his wife Allison, are the proud parents of twins, Jim and Louise, born August 2013. 

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Jennifer Hobbs

Senior Registered Client Associate

Phone: 336-727-4228
Fax: 336-727-4250
E-mail: jennifer.hobbs@wfadvisors.com

As a Senior Registered Client Associate, Jennifer is dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional personal service.  She has worked in the financial services industry since January 2000 and joined the Goodson & Nichols Financial Group in 2003.  She quickly established herself as a vital part of the group with her strong organizational skills and her unwavering willingness to assist clients and all members of the team. Jennifer provides support to the group in all administrative areas of the business and is available directly to our clients to assist them with any operational or account-related requests. Jennifer is active in the community, including involvement with the Susan G. KomenFoundation.  She attended the University of New Orleans and High Point University.  Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys jogging and gardening, and is very involved with the activities of her children. 

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Vicki Collins

Senior Registered Client Associate

Phone: 336-721-4221
Fax: 336-727-4250
E-mail: vicki.collins@wfadvisors.com

Vicki focuses on putting the needs of her clients first and maintaining a commitment to helping make their financial lives easier.  Having started in the financial services industry many years ago as a supervisor in the Corporate Securities Division of Continental Bank in Chicago, Vicki has seen how the financial industry works from various perspectives. Vicki joined Wells Fargo Advisors in 1990, after taking time off to raise two children while moving to multiple locations around the country. Vicki attended Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania, with a major in Special Education. These days, she is active with her involvement in The Arts Council, United Way, and most importantly, her three grandchildren. 

 

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