Nicole Christians, a financial advisor with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Farmington Hills, has been named On Wall Street’s 2019 40 Under 40 Top Advisors list for the second year in a row.
Christians joined Merrill Lynch in 2002 and works with high-net-worth clients on estate, wealth, and tax planning strategies. She is a senior portfolio manager.
“We are incredibly proud of Nicole and her recognition on this list,” says Nathan Marsden, market executive for Merrill Lynch. “She consistently demonstrates what it means to be a leader. Nicole is dedicated to a high standard of service for our clients.”
As a founding member of Merrill Lynch’s Advisor Growth Network, Christians sits on the client experience and social media expansion committees. The network consists of a group of 25 Merrill Lynch financial advisors from across the county that serve as key consultants to the firm’s senior management on matters relating to practice optimization.
Christians is a certified financial planner and holds the chartered retirement planning counselor professional designation. She has been a participant of the Barron’s Top Women Advisors Summit since 2016 and is a founding member of 100 Businesses Who Care and a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
She earned degrees in history and philosophy at the University of Michigan.