2019 NWCUCA Conference Speakers!

Doug Nielsen
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Over the past two decades, Doug Nielsen has been instrumental in assisting thousands of individuals overcome self-imposed limitations and accelerate personal achievement. Doug infuses his audiences with energy and enthusiasm. In working with him, participants learn how to gain control of their lives and to develop the motivation to consistently succeed personally and professionally.

Doug earned his bachelor’s degree in Clinical Social Work and Psychology and later his Master’s degree in Behavioral Science in 1993 from the UNLV. As an LCSW, he maintains a thriving private practice. As a nationally Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), Doug provides speaking, training, and coaching services to organizations across the country.

As COO of an employee wellness program, Doug helped the company triple its client base during his tenure. He is the author of the best-selling book “Take Life by the Helm! Proven Strategies for Gaining Control”, is a black belt in karate, and is a proud father of four.

Brett Christensen

Brett is the owner of CU Lending Advice, LLC. As such, he consults and conducts training sessions on various lending topics to professionals that work in the credit union industry. His personal and entertaining speaking style have also made him a popular and sought after speaker in the credit union industry.

Prior to forming his own company, Brett worked as a lending consultant and trainer for Lending Solutions Consulting, Inc of Elgin, IL. Prior to his job at Lending Solutions, Brett was the Chief Sales Officer at APPRO Systems Inc which purchased the Loan Link Lending Center, which Brett managed as the President for three years.

Prior to his work at Loan Link, Brett was the Vice President of Lending & Sales at Clark County Credit Union in Las Vegas, NV. He also worked for five years as a civil engineering officer in the United States Air Force.

He has earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1987, and a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix in 1991.