Nelson Obus

Director since October 2018
Mr. Obus is a co-founder, President, and Chief Investment Officer at Wynnefield Capital, Inc. which he co-founded with Joshua Landes in November 1992. Mr. Obus manages the firm, oversees its investment portfolio, and is a Board member at Layne Christensen Company. Previously, he was the director of research at Schafer Capital Management, Inc.  Prior to that, Mr. Obus was a director of sell side research in the equity sales department at Lazard Frères & Co. Before that, he was a manager at Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management. Mr. Obus holds a BA in Politics from New York University as well as an MA in Political Science and an ABD in Politics from Brandeis University.