Mr. Nick Wellmon
5th Generation, Founder & Managing Partner, Due West Partners
Nick Wellmon is the Founder and Managing Partner of Due West Partners, a private investment firm/family office with a differentiated and collaborative approach to investing and legacy creation. Focusing on investments in Aerospace & Defense, Diversified Industrials and Consumer Ventures, Due West empowers its companies with the resources and expertise they need to succeed at the next level.
Prior to launching Due West, Nick was Director of Finance at Exotic Metals, a recognized leader in the aerospace and defense industry. While at Exotic, Nick controlled the financial and strategic initiatives across the company’s business channels, and in 2019 led the sale of Exotic to Parker Hannifin Corporation. Earlier in his career, Nick was the Corporate Development Manager for eCommerce-startup Julep Beauty, where he executed the company’s Series C capital raise led by Andreessen Horowitz and Madrona Venture Group. Nick also has ample experience in the investment banking industry, where he advised middle market companies on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising activities. Nick graduated from Wake Forest University in 2011 with a B.S. in Finance.
Nick lives in Seattle with his wife, Lindsey, and their son, Taylor.