About Gail Nickse


Gail has been a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed since 2005.

Prior to joining Waddell & Reed, Gail was an Asst. Vice President, Financial Writer at Putnam Investments in Boston, from 1994 to 2005.


Cornell University, Bachelor of Science,1978

Boston University, Program for Financial Planners, 2004

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, 2014


Series 6, 7 and 63.

Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner

Life/health Insurance in MA and FL

Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™


Business Networking International, Back Bay Chapter

Financial Planning Association

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts

Association of Divorce Financial Planners


Gail sings professionally in the Greater Boston area.  Her band, The Natural Wonders, performs weekly in the Somerville/Cambridge area. In addition, she is a soloist with the Mystic Chorale of Arlington, MA.


Gail resides in Somerville, MA with her husband of 22 years, Fred Griffeth.


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