Chairman and CEO
January 9, 2019
Bethesda, MD – November 27, 2018 – InvestmentNews has recognized Nina Mitchell, Principal & Senior Wealth Advisor at The Colony Group & Co-President, Colony Sports and Entertainment as a 2018 Women to Watch honoree. As one of the 22 winners, Mitchell was chosen from several hundred nominations for her leadership, contributions and impact in the financial advice industry.
“I am both delighted and honored to be included in InvestmentNews’ Women to Watch along with so many other distinguished women,” said Mitchell. “If my efforts and those of my colleagues help more women find support and a bigger voice in this industry, then I consider that a great achievement.”
Each of the advisors and executives who made the fourth annual InvestmentNews Women to Watch list were chosen from a selection process designed to identify women who possess leadership skills, the ability to effect change in the industry, a willingness to share their expertise with other women, and are committed to giving back to the community.
Mitchell started her career as the only female financial advisor at her company working with professional male athletes and continues to advise many athletes through their playing days into second careers and retirement. She also helped to launch Her Weath®, a Colony Group initiative to empower women with the confidence and resources to manage their wealth.
“Nina is an extraordinary role model for other women, but that statement misses the broader point,” said Michael Nathanson, Chairman and CEO of The Colony Group. “Nina is an extraordinary role model for all advisors and leaders—of any gender—who seek to make a positive difference in the lives of others.”
Mitchell uses her platform as a regular contributor to WTOP, one of the top 10 news radio stations in the U.S., and her columns for WTOP.com to help women and men become more financially literate.
“Each of the women has an inspirational story to tell,” said Suzanne Siracuse, VP/Publisher of
InvestmentNews. “They talked about their careers, what motivates and challenges them, their personal journeys that have led them to where they are now, their support systems, or lack thereof, and where they want to head for the future.”
Mitchell’s personal story motivates her to advance other women which includes an annual Her Wealth® scholarship, established to support young women pursuing a career in the financial services industry.