Nicholas H. Stonnington
Nick has been a wealth advisor since 1983. He founded Stonnington Group in 2004 to better serve clients by offering them a platform for independent fiduciary advice. The Stonnington Group team manages client investments and advises on their businesses.
Nick was ranked #1 in Los Angeles by Registered Rep Magazine in 2002 for "America's Best Wealth Advisors." He is a sought after investment expert and has served as a frequent guest commentator on KFWB News 98 (Los Angeles). Nick's expert commentary has been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Investment News, and Investment Advisor. His research has been published in the Family Wealth Report and he has written articles on investing for numerous industry journals including currently, Worth Magazine.
He has presented at industry conferences on topics related to philanthropy and socially responsible investing, including at the Milken Global Conference.
Nick has served on numerous government commissions including the Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension Department (President of the Board), Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Planning Department. His philanthropic activities include serving on the national board of Girl Scouts of the USA, and the boards of The Music Center, LA Opera, United Way of Greater Los Angeles (Chair of Tocqueville Society), Los Angeles County Natural History Museum (board member until July 2015), American Friends of Salzburg Festival, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Pacific Oaks College, Don Bosco Tech High School and co-chair of the San Marino Library campaign. His awards include Father of the Year, the Governor’s Award from the Pacific Coast Circuit of the United States Polo Association and the Linfoot Award for his contributions to the sport of polo.
Nick is also the owner of QBI, LLC which is a leading third party administrator (TPA) of retirement plans (www.qbillc.com). He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978.