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Nichols Investment Group

Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

  • Kevin E. Nichols

    Kevin Nichols

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Branch Manager

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    • AK
    • AR
    • AZ
    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • FL
    • GA
    • IA
    • ID
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    • KS
    • LA
    • MA
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    • MN
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    • NC
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    • NY
    • OK
    • OR
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    • RI
    • SC
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    • VA
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    With over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, Kevin is passionate about serving clients individually and dedicated to providing tailored investment advice to his clients. He attended Wichita State University and graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Finance. In 1993 he joined Paine Webber, now UBS Financial Services Inc. He holds a Series 65, Series 63, Series 7, and Series 9/10 securities licenses. He is currently a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management Americas, with designations as Senior Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor, also serving as Branch Manager of the Wichita Office.

    Kevin has been married to his wife Kelsey for 22 years. They have a son Dylan and two daughters, Kinsey and Natalie. Kevin has volunteered his time coaching his children in soccer, football, baseball, and softball. 

    Kevin is active in his community. He has served on the American Heart Association Board, United Way and American Cancer Society committees, and acted as Moderator for Plymouth Church. He has volunteered for communities and schools, teaching youth about investments. Kevin had the opportunity to serve as "professor for the day" at Wichita State University. He has served as president and chairman of the Wichita Crime Commission, currently serving on the board of directors. Kevin was awarded the highest honor by the Wichita Crime Commission, the Twelve Apostles of Justice Award. Kevin serves as a trustee for Wichita Collegiate School.

          1635 N Waterfront Parkway Blvd
          Suite 250
          Wichita, KS 67206
        • Bernard E. Nichols

          Bernard Nichols

          Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

          Wealth Strategy Associate

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          • CA
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          • WA

          Bernie has been in the investment industry since 1966. His career has included being a Portfolio Manager and overseeing the trust investments, for Fourth National Bank which was the largest bank in Kansas at the time, and a Sr. Financial Advisor for Paine Webber which later transitioned to UBS Financial Services in 2000. 

          Bernie graduated from Wichita State University Business Administration with a degree in Economics and received an MBA from the New York Institute of Finance in 1966. He was also a First Sergeant of Medical for the Air National Guard between 1958 and 1964.

          In 1993, Bernie started a business partnership with his son Kevin. Collaboratively, they have grown the Nichols Investment Group and have achieved multiple President’s Council awards.

          Since 1963, Bernie has been married to Alberta. They have two sons, Kevin and Jason, along with three grandsons, and three granddaughters.

          One of Bernie’s most impressive accomplishments was receiving the Wichita State University Achievement Award from the Alumni Association in 2011. This is the highest honor that is presented by the Alumni Association. 

          Currently, Bernie is an active member of the Wichita Crime Commission and assists his wife with Meals on Wheels. Previously, he was involved in the Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Wichita Jaycees, past president of the Wichita Jr. Chamber of Commerce. Also, he serviced on the board of COMCARE.

                1635 N Waterfront Parkway Blvd
                Suite 250
                Wichita, KS 67206
              • Joel Dickey

                Dickey, Steve

                Wealth Strategy Associate

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                • KS
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                • NC
                • NE
                • NJ
                • NM
                • OK
                • SD
                • TX
                • WA
                • WY

                Steve Dickey began his career in the financial services industry 35 years ago at Paine Webber in Lincoln, Nebraska.

                Steve attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska and worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad for 13 years. Eight of those years were spent as a locomotive engineer. Steve was the Treasurer, and a member of the supervisory committee and served on the Board of Directors of a local large credit union.

                At Nichols Investment Group, Steve continues to work with individuals and businesses to formulate plans which will assist each client in reaching their investment objectives. 

                Nichols Investment Group and their knowledgeable staff give him the opportunity to work closely, in a friendly relaxed atmosphere and lends to the ingredients necessary to give superior service to all clients.

                Steve has his Series 7, 63, and 65 as well and life and health licenses. Steve and his wife, Cheryl, have three children and enjoy spending time with their six grandchildren.

                      1635 N Waterfront Parkway Blvd
                      Suite 250
                      Wichita, KS 67206
                    • Sarah Eleanor Dodds

                      Sarah Dodds

                      Client Associate

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                      • KS
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                      Sarah Dodds has been with UBS Financial Services since 2013 and joined the Nichols Investment Group team in 2017. She earned her B.S. from Pittsburg State University, KS and holds Series 7, 6, 63 and 66 securities licenses, as well as life, health, and annuity licenses. Her time outside of the office is spent with her husband, Jeff, and son, Connor. They enjoy cheering on Kansas sports teams, outdoor activities, and Lego.

                            1635 N Waterfront Parkway Blvd
                            Suite 250
                            Wichita, KS 67206
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