Charlotte, North Carolina
T: 704.362.3991 | F: 704.362.3995 | charlotte@NielsonBonds.com
2115 Rexford Road, Suite 310 | Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
Nielson, Colley & Associates
Managing Partner & Surety Bond Specialist
Art Colley Managing Partner & Surety Bond Specialist
Since 2007, Art has been the Managing Partner of Nielson, Colley & Associates which is the Charlotte, NC offices of the Nielson, Hoover & Company. In addition to his management responsibilities, he is a Surety Bond Specialist. In this role, Art’s primary responsibilities include generating new surety clients through direct and referral marketing as well as providing expert advice and service to clients throughout the organization.
Art heads up the company’s environmental division which maintains personnel and technical resources dedicated exclusively to the solid waste industry. He represents companies in the waste industry throughout North America with revenues ranging from $2 million to over $900 million and is actively involved in local and national solid waste industry associations. He’s recognized within the industry for providing exceptional customer service, having a reputation for integrity and respect, having a specialized knowledge of both the surety and waste industries, and being able to secure very competitive pricing and favorable terms and conditions for his customers.
Art attended Northeastern University and is a graduate of Drew University in New Jersey. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the surety industry. Just prior to joining NHC, Art was a Surety Producer for Thomas Rutherfoord and prior to that, he spent more than 15 years with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies beginning as an Underwriter and working his way up to a Southeast Regional Manager’s position.
Contract Bond Specialist
Nicole Colley Contract Bond Specialist
As a Contract Bond Specialist, Nicole’s primary responsibilities include servicing select accounts by issuing bonds, processing change requests, maintaining daily communication with insurance carriers as well as her clients regarding their policies. She also manages the overall operations of the office and is the is the point person for any office inquiries.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University of New Orleans. She has been in the insurance Industry for more than 15 years. Her experience includes being an insurance adjuster for over 5 years with Chubb Insurance and the Hartford. She has been a CSR with Nielson Hoover Group for over 10 years.
Nicole has served on her Homeowner’s Association Board for more than 5 years and she is also on the Architectural Review Committee. Along with all of her responsibilities at Nielson Colley & Associates and her community involvement, for the past 7 years Nicole has still found the time to manage the social events for her neighborhood.
Nicole has been married to Art Colley for nearly 25 years. The two currently reside in Charlotte, North Carolina with their two boys.
Bonnie T. Atnip
Contract Bond Specialist