Investment Representative, Richard S. Nelson, began employment with First National Bank in 2001 joining the First Point Wealth Management team. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1996 with a B.S. in Finance and received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 2012. Prior to joining First National Bank, Nelson served for five years as a Financial Consultant with Merrill Lynch. Nelson also serves the Ames Community as an Advisory Board Member with the Salvation Army. Nelson also serves as a Director of the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Dubuque Board since 2015.