Chief Executive and Financial Officer of Nexia Holdings, Inc. Richard Surber controls a wide array of investments in real estate, fashion retail, and salon and beauty care. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Nexia Holdings (OTCBB: NXHD) represents the fundamental philosophy, ideals, and values of Richard Surber.
A licensed attorney as well as an entrepreneur, Richard Surber received both a B.S. in Finance and J.D. from the University of Utah. After passing the California State Bar Exam, Richard Surber specialized in the realm of corporate and securities law. Richard Surber implements his vast knowledge of legal matters and corporate structure into Nexia Holdings and follows a stringent model of ethics and best practices in his business affairs.
Within the past 10 years, Richard Surber has acted as executive officer and director on numerous penny stock and microcap organizations. Richard Surber has played and continues to play a crucial role in acquiring, merging, funding, and launching new companies into the trading forum. Through the careful and planned development of Green Endeavors, Ltd., Style Perfect, Inc., Black Chandelier, and Landis Salons, Inc., Richard Surber ensures the continued growth and success of Nexia Holdings.
Richard Surber built Nexia Holdings from the ground up, recruiting some of the most experienced and qualified professionals in the business. Office Manager Pamela Hyde, Senior Accountants John Mortensen and Guy R. Cook, In-House Counsel Michael Golightly, and others join Richard Surber as the core administrative personnel of Nexia Holdings. Richard Surber hand-picked renowned designer Jared Gold to head Black Chandelier and established a stable of creative stylists to run Aveda-affiliated Landis Salons, including seasoned spa and cosmetology specialist Kassie Hill.
With a sharp eye for undervalued commercial properties in the Salt Lake City area, Richard Surber reinforces Nexia Holdings’ position in the real estate market. Current or former locations maintained by Richard Surber and Nexia Holdings include 38,000 square feet of office space in the historic Wallace-Bennett Building, a 7,000-square-foot retail building in downtown Salt Lake City, and a 100,000-square-foot office building in Kearns, Utah. Richard Surber also owns several parcels of undeveloped land in Utah and Kansas.