MANITOU BEACH, MI, April 22, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Nancy Nichols with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Nichols celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Ms. Nichols has led a successful, diversified career as a business executive and financial consultant. For much of her career, she flourished with Stauder, Barch & Associate, Inc., in Ann Arbor, MI, as an associate and a consultant between 1985 and 1989 and a corporate vice president until her retirement in 2010. Founded in 1968, Stauder, Barch & Associates was Michigan's oldest independent financial advisory firm. Specializing in providing management consulting services, the company assisted in the financing of over $69 billion in diversified projects, representing more than 5,400 public projects in the state of Michigan. In 2015, Stauder Barch was acquired by Public Financial Management, Inc., the nation's leading provider of independent financial and investment advisory services to state and local governments and non-profit entities.
Ms. Nichols has also excelled as the owner and captain of Anywhere Sports Fishing since 1978. She was additionally active as a private consultant for area businesses from 2010 to 2018. Ms. Nichols is currently the chairperson for Saint Mary on the Lake Catholic Church since 2010, where she previously dedicated two years on the financial council.
Involved in politics for many years, Ms. Nichols notably served as the Lenawee County commissioner, the chairman of the Lenawee County democratic committee in Adrian, MI, and as a candidate for state representative in Lenawee County. Among other roles, she was also the president and a member of the board of directors for the Michigan Mid-South Health Systems Agency. Moreover, Ms. Nichols has prospered as the chairman of the Lenawee County Energy Task Force, a member of the executive board of the Tecumseh Housing Commission and a member of the board of directors of the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Ms. Nichols initially pursued an education at the University of Michigan and Siena Heights University. She has been notably affiliated with the Michigan Municipal League, the Michigan Association of Counties and the Municipal Finance Officers Association. Meanwhile, Ms. Nichols has maintained her membership with the Safari Club and the Detroit Bond Club.
In 1983, Ms. Nichols was the recipient of a Namesake of The Nancy Nichols Award. She was later honored as the Democrat of the Year by the Lenawee Democratic Party for 1985 and accepted a Women Making History Award from the Zonta Club of Lenawee County in 1994. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Nichols has been included in the 15th through 18th editions of Who's Who of American Women.
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