Nikki F. Newton
- — President, Ivy Distributors, Inc. (IDI)
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Nikki Newton leads the firm’s wholesale and institutional distribution efforts, sales and product development, as well as manages strategic relationships. He oversees multiple divisions for the company, including Product, Internal and External Wholesale, National Accounts, Institutional Sales and DCIO.
Nikki, who was appointed president of IDI in 2017, has 25 years of experience in the investment management industry and has been with the firm since 1998. He previously was Senior Vice President, Global Director of Sales for IDI, has directed the National Accounts team, and has held leadership positions in institutional sales. Prior to joining the firm, he was affiliated with Scout Funds (formerly United Missouri Bank Institutional Investment Advisory) as a research analyst. He was promoted to Vice President and Portfolio Manager for UMB Investment Advisors Institutional in 1995.
Mr. Newton graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s in Economics and Finance and earned an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from Washington University Olin School of Business.