Our Executive Team
Nicholas Gregory, ChWE, CEBA, ChCCA, ChFWA — Founder, Managing Partner and CEO
Having founded The Wealth Engineering Institute back in 1996, Mr. Gregory and his colleagues have utilized the Institute’s WealthEngineeringTM Platform and a plethora of other resources to engineer the core entities that make up the Wealth Engineering Family of Companies as an ecosystem for families and their businesses and their advisors. In addition to The Wealth Engineering Institute, this consortium of entities includes The Charitable Capital Design Center, The Wealth Engineering Hub, The Family Business Hub and EBenefits Hub. The vast array of services of our Family of Companies are harmonized to surround the ever-changing needs of managers of wealth and their clients. Nick and his colleagues have also founded Give Back Nation, a non-profit organization, which functions as a national community foundation to create even bigger waves of giving across the nation. Mr. Gregory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ball State University with minors in Economics and Finance. Mr. Gregory is a member of the Financial Planners Association, The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, The Charitable Capital Advisory Council and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Give Back Nation.
Howard W. Neiswender, J.D., LL.M., CFP, TEP, CEPA — Chief Legal Counsel
Howard provides comprehensive legal services for individuals and businesses throughout the United States and internationally, using creative and innovative tax strategies and a multi-faceted coordination process between business and personal planning. Howard combines the areas of income tax planning, estate planning, charitable planning, business planning, asset protection planning, insurance planning, legacy planning and retirement planning to achieve the goals of his clients. He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Trusts and Estates and Tax Law. Howard is also a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Exit Planning Advisor. Howard has served as both an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama School of Law in its LL.M. in Taxation Program and as an Instructor with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
Christopher Abbey, ChWE, CFP — Chief Revenue Officer
Chris has more than 40 years of comprehensive wealth management, insurance and employee benefits experience. His vast background encompasses both executive management positions with Raymond James Financial, Planmember Retirement Solutions and others as well as personal consulting for HNW families and businesses. He is a Chartered Wealth Engineer and a Certified Financial Planner and holds an AS Degree from the University of New Orleans.
Kyle C. Gregory, ChCCA — Chief Operations Officer
Using his management experience, Kyle heads up all of the operations of the various entities that make up our Wealth Engineering Family of Companies. He has held management positions with UPS, Lowes and The Bank of New York Mellon. In addition, Kyle, his father and several other entrepreneurial philanthropists foundered Give Back Nation, a non-profit organization, which functions as a national community foundation that serves other non-profits on a concierge services basis as well as giving Americans and their causes nationally. Kyle received his bachelors degree in Business Management from the University of Central Florida. Kyle is also CEO of Give Back Nation and is a member of The Charitable Capital Advisory Council.
Adam Weston — Chief Technology Officer
Adam coordinates all website development and maintenance as well as all of the other technology needs of the various entities that make up our Wealth Engineering Family of Companies. Adam is also founder and CEO of Westech.