Ansel joined Edge Capital to establish its Nashville office as Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor.
A Nashvillian for over 35 years, Ansel has devoted his professional life to protecting the financial and legal interests of high-net-worth individuals, whose own careers are as varied as those of international performer Keith Urban, cotton giant Billy Dunavant, and renowned surgeon and medical entrepreneur Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell.
He has spent most of his career in Nashville, most recently as the founder of his own law firm and entertainment management firm. He served as Head of Business Affairs for Capitol Records, Nashville, as Counsel to the law firm Neal and Harwell, and as General Counsel and member of the Board of Directors of Jacques Miller Inc., an NASD (now FINRA) registered broker-dealer and real estate syndication firm. In Atlanta, he was Co-Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of the multinational law firm Greenberg Traurig, and he served as General Counsel and Secretary of the world’s largest cotton trader, Dunavant Enterprises, based in Memphis.
Ansel has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Performing Arts Commission, and member of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of the Country Music Association, and is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Country Music Association, and Academy of Country Music.