Hui Ru (Nellie) Li

Board Member

Nellie Li is one of the founding members of Boston Financial Search, which was established in 1999 to service the hiring needs of financial service clients in Asia Pacific region.

Her primary focus is senior level candidates in the areas of fixed income, commodities, and credit, foreign exchange and equity derivatives.
Nellie is a native Mandarin speaker with a reputation in the Asia Pacific market for being an excellent resource to candidates and clients alike. As a preferred vendor to many large financial institutions, Nellie has great insight into the competitive market intelligence, compensation and hiring challenges faced by many of the key players in Asia.

After graduating from Shandong University in 1988 with a BA in English Literature, Nellie spent five years working for China International Travel Service (CITS) before coming to the US to pursue her MBA in Finance at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts. It was in Boston that Nellie joined a major placement firm and learned her true passion for recruiting.

Over the years, Nellie has taken a diligent approach to build a large personal and professional database exclusively for the Asian market. She travels to HK and China constantly to meet with candidates and clients. Her track record speaks volumes about her talent and commitment to placing excellent candidates in the most competitive roles. In 10 years, she has never had to replace or refund a candidate.

In 2014, Nellie became the CEO of LGZ Plastics, Inc.; a company based in Atlanta Georgia manufacturing and wholesale plastic and paper products to the South-Eastern region of the United States. In less than three years, the business has thrived and sales has doubled its volume every year!
Nellie is also very active in the community and has been a member of NACA since 2004; Nellie has been serving as the Principle of the Atlanta Contemporary Chinese Academy, South Campus at the Emory University.

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