About Executive Investment Advisors
Executive Investment Advisors, LLC (EIA) is an independently owned investment adviser that manages investment portfolios for individuals, families, institutions and foundations. The firm has achieved outstanding long-term success through "down" cycles as well as "up" markets.
The Company Founder, and Chief Investment Strategist, is Richard S. Nair, CFA, a forty year veteran of the financial markets.
At Executive Investment Advisors we combine a level of competence equal to larger institutions, with a great deal more personal attention and responsiveness to clients.
Richard S. Nair - A Personal Profile
Richard S. Nair has been a practicing Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) for over 35 years. As a manager of a major securities research department at Blyth and Co. on the West Coast he analyzed dozens of stocks.
Richard later helped to raise several hundred million dollars in equity and debt capital for more than fifty companies, primarily in the transportation, consumer goods, and financial industries.
A graduate of Bates College and Yale Law School, Richard later used his G.I. Bill to attend the Graduate School of Business at New York University while working on Wall Street. Prior to founding EIA Richard was affiliated with several national and regional investment firms, including Bache & Co. (merged into Prudential) and Blyth and Co. (now part of UBS PaineWebber)
He has been a Director of a dozen public companies, trustee of several non-profit organizations, and a speaker on investments at colleges, universities and professional gatherings.
Carol A. McCollister
Carol A. McCollister has been an active financial consultant for over 25 years. She joined Executive Investment Advisors LLC in the Spring of 2004.
Her most recent prior experience was as owner and manager of the financial services firm IMF Financial where she advised small to mid-size companies on ways to optimize the structure, use and growth of their financial assets. In this pursuit she was responsible for structuring and placing over $500 Million in financing, utilizing loans, leases, project financing and equity funding to accomplish targeted customer goals.
Previously Carol served as an officer of IMF Group, a west coast based independent financial services firm, where she oversaw all of the finance and administration operations for the company. Earlier she served as Manager of Administration coordinating financial documentation activities for six regional offices of Leasco Capital Equipment Corporation, a New York based equipment financing company.
Carol received her MBA in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley and her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Carol has served on the board of several professional finance company associations. She also was the editor of 'Exchange,' a publication of the Financial Women's Club of San Francisco. In addition, she created and served as the first editor of 'Womenews,' a publication of San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women.
Executive Investment Advisors, LLC
454 Las Gallinas Ave, #177 · San Rafael, CA 94903