Jackson Nichols joined Aavin in 2023. Prior to Aavin, Jackson was a Senior Investment Associate for Northern Trust in Chicago, Illinois. Jackson’s role focused on portfolio management for ultra-high net worth clientele in the private wealth management division. He was responsible for portfolio construction, performance reporting, trading, and client communication. Jackson monitored private equity holdings by tracking performance, managing capital activity, and performing cash flow modeling exercises.
In undergrad, Jackson worked as a Student Manager for the Iowa Men’s Basketball program. He supported the daily operations of the program and assisted with film, scouting, analytics, recruiting, and team travel. Jackson enjoyed two NCAA Tournament appearances while on staff.
Jackson received a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management.