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Nicole Corning


Managing Partner

Fundamental Choice Portfolio Manager

“Clear is Kind. Unclear is Unkind.”
-Brene Brown

Meet Nicole

Nicole Corning is a Managing Partner of Pathlight Advisors. She holds several industry designations including that of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor CRPC®, and the Accredited Investment Fiduciary AIF®. She has been part of the finance and banking industry in Scottsdale, Arizona since 2001.

Nicole is a member of the Retirement Advisor Council and was named one of the Top Women Advisor by the National Association of Plan Advisors, NAPA*, from 2018-2023. Nicole has also been named a Top Woman Wealth Advisor by Forbes Magazine in 2022, 2023 and 2024.** Prior to coming to Arizona, Nicole worked in Washington D.C. and had the honor of working on two presidential campaigns as well as several senatorial and congressional campaigns around the country. Nicole is also a published author and hosts a podcast focused on working mother issues. She has appeared on the Katie Couric Show and has been featured in Financial Planning Magazine, 401K Specialist Magazine, NAPANet Magazine, and Plan Consultant Magazine. In 2020 she was named the inaugural chairwoman of the American Retirement Association Council for Women. She is active in the Scottsdale non-profit community and sits on the board of the Care Fund, is a graduate of Scottsdale Leadership Class of XXIV, and sits on the NAPA Governmental Affairs Committee. Nicole graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her two sons and loyal rescue dogs keep her busy.
**The Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue, and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria.

*The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) Top Women Advisors were nominated for consideration by NAPA BD/RIA Firm Partners, and selected based on information about their practice, experience, and accomplishments as provided by nominees by a panel of industry experts chosen by NAPA. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria.

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC
(WFAFN), Member SIPC. Pathlight Advisors is a separate entity from WFAFN.