About Nick

Nick is an active member of the S&D Capital investment committee, as well as a highly-valued resource regarding current economic and market data. Nick is an highly-valued resource regarding current economic and market data.

Nick began his career in 1997 as a Corporate Earnings Analyst at Zacks Investment Research in Chicago. In 2013, he founded The Earnings Scout, an independent macroeconomic research firm that specializes in earnings trends where he serves as its CEO. Nick is widely recognized as a leading expert on corporate profits and makes frequent appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg TV, as well as in national and regional print media, such as The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and The New York Times.

Nick’s background includes 25 years of experience as a Director of Research at Key Bank, National City and Zacks Investment Research. He is a graduate of Youngstown State University, in Youngstown, OH, where he studied finance and received his master’s degree. Nick was honored as Youngstown’s State Most Outstanding Alumni in 2004, and has served as a member of the Forbes Investment Panel. Nick is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a professional certification offered internationally by the CFA Institute.

When not following financial markets, Nick spends time with his family. He coaches his son’s AAU basketball team and is an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cleveland Cavs fan. Nick resides in Olmsted Falls with his wife Lindsay, two children, dog Daisy, and two cats.