Carl Nielson, has over 20 years of experience in the field of strategic human capital management and organization development including leadership development, team and professional development, coaching and talent acquisition. He successfully led a financial turnaround of a global nonprofit professional association and implemented human capital management best practices as Director of Human Resources for a large law firm that resulted in significant improvement in net profit, employee morale and talent retention. He also managed an across-the-board re-engineering project for the HR function of a Fortune 100 company resulting in millions of dollars in HR operational savings and increased HR effectiveness.
Today, Nielson has a diverse group of Fortune 500, Inc 2500 and family-owned business clients that he assists in growing revenue, strengthening leadership talent and cross-functional teams and hiring the best talent using state-of-the-art tools and processes.
Nielson has served on several volunteer boards in key strategic and leadership positions. He also gives back in the form of community service using his expertise to assist high school and college students with career coaching using Career Coaching for Students, a program he developed in 2005 as founder and Chief Discovery Officer of Success Discoveries, He has created several programs for Success Discoveries including Success Discoveries for Couples (SDC), a program for use in premarital counseling, couples retreats and as a self-directed program. SDC has become a favorite unique and valued wedding gift for newlyweds.
Nielson has been recognized annually for the past 10 years by TTI Success Insights, a global assessment company, for his active and continuous community service and is a member of TTI’s Visionary Partners Forum.
Carl is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (DISC), Professional Motivators Analyst, Professional TriMetrix HD Analyst and is a certified facilitator of The Coaching Clinic for Managers. He is DISC certified, holds an IAC certification as a Relationship Coach and uses a number of organizational and business-focused personal talent assessment tools including the TriMetrix HD suite.