Christine B. Nelson

Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Christine started with Altavista at its inception in 2003. She came on board with seven years’ experience in administration and operations at another Asheville, North Carolina registered investment advisor.

Christine is a 1989 graduate of the University of North Carolina Asheville, where she earned a degree in Economics. Christine is an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP®). She is Altavista’s Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operating Officer managing the operational and financial functions of the firm.

Christine and her husband Jonathan enjoyed raising their son and daughter in the Fairview community. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, practicing yoga and being outdoors, particularly horseback riding with her horse Gustav (Goose).


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