Nick Nickols – Portfolio Manager
Nick A Nickols is currently Co-Head of Typhon’s Capital’s livestock group where he manages the Zephyrus Livestock Strategy. Mr. Nickols is President of NK Commodity Brokers, Inc. which began providing financial risk strategies and execution services to their Institutional clients in 1991. Prior to 1991, Mr. Nickols began his career in 1981 with Security Pacific National Bank in their Primary Dealer Group and was VP of their Futures Commission Merchant Sales staff, focusing on Treasury and Eurodollar strategies and cross currency arbitrage strategies.
With the consolidation of the banking industry in the mid 1990’s, NK Commodity Brokers focus was shifted into the traditional commodities, with new clientele needing risk management solutions in Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa, Live Cattle & Hogs.
In 2007, NK Commodity Brokers established a small Exempt Commodity Pool with multiple outside managers to provide additional products to new clients. Mr. Nickols took over 100% of the trading in the pool in 2015 to focus on a single market sector: livestock.
Mr. Nickols has been a member of the NFA since 1989.
He Received his B.S. in Business Administration from West Coast University.
He was on the Board of Directors of Michrom BioResources Inc. a Scientific Instrumentation manufacturer of HPLC and Mass Spectrometers and was instrumental in the purchase of the Company to Bruker, Inc. in 2011.
Mr. Nickols has a Series 3.