Nathan Aberson, CFP® - CEO
Mr. Nathan Aberson is Founder/CEO of Ajax Capital Advisors, Inc. He earned a Bachelors of Engineering degree with High Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993. Upon graduation, Mr. Aberson held positions with an international consulting company as a project manager and a founding member of the Information Management Services Division. Mr. Aberson later served as Co-Founder and Director of Business Development for an internet start-up company. From 2001 until founding Ajax Capital Advisors, Mr. Aberson worked as a consultant in the commercial real estate industry where he provided expertise to institutional lenders, pension funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and property owners during the due diligence process of commercial real estate transactions. He gained significant experience in analyzing investment scenarios in the commercial real estate market and has successfully brought this experience into the financial services field. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and is Series 65 registered. Mr. Aberson also holds an active real estate license in the State of Georgia. Mr. Aberson believes in giving back to his community and serves on the Board of Directors of the Cowart Family/Ashford-Dunwoody YMCA and volunteers at the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation where he helps make eyeglasses for uninsured and low income patients. Mr. Aberson is also active in the Rotary Club of North Atlanta where he serves as Treasurer.
R. Damon Coley, CFA - Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Damon Coley is Chief Investment Officer of Ajax Capital Advisors, Inc. He joined Ajax Capital Advisors from Investors Trust Company where he was a Senior Vice President responsible for portfolio management, relationship management, new business efforts, and management of the Charlotte, North Carolina office. Mr. Coley began his career at the Trust Company Bank of Georgia and SunTrust Banks where he served as a Portfolio Manager. He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1998. Damon received his Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in finance from the University of Georgia in 1993. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the North Carolina Society of Financial Analysts and also holds Series 65 securities registration. He is also a member of the Charlotte Estate Planning Council. Mr. Coley is Chairman of the company’s Investment Strategy Committee. He is also responsible for managing investment assets including equities, taxable fixed income securities and municipal fixed income securities.
Aaron J. Aberson - Chief Compliance Officer
Mr. Aaron Aberson is Chief Compliance Officer of Ajax Capital Advisors, Inc. Mr. Aberson received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Duke University where he graduated with honors in 1991. He received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 1994. Mr. Aberson brings over sixteen years of legal experience acquired through his work as a civil litigator and transactional attorney. In his legal practice, Mr. Aberson has worked primarily as a civil defense litigator focusing upon the representation of clients in labor and employment matters, premises liability, contractual and business disputes, partnership disputes, and other commercial litigation matters. During the course of his legal career, Mr. Aberson has represented and worked with some of the country’s largest insurance companies, retail companies, financial institutions and public agencies. Mr. Aberson has litigated frequently in state and Federal court, and is experienced in all aspects of trial and appellate litigation. Mr. Aberson is a member of the Georgia and North Carolina State Bars. He is a licensed and certified civil mediator, domestic mediator, and arbitrator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Mr. Aberson holds Series 65 securities registration. He is a member of Ajax’s Investment Strategy Committee, which is responsible for the addition and deletion of equities, ETFs and mutual funds from the company’s approved security list.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.