Karl Nelson is the Founder and CEO of KPN Consulting. His career has included senior positions with Promontory Interfinancial Network and IDC Deposits. In addition, Karl served as Senior Vice President with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta from 1991 through 2002 where he managed the sales and marketing, strategic planning, and trade association/regulatory outreach efforts and served on the the bank’s ALCO. Prior to joining FHLB Atlanta, he was involved for eighteen years with various regional banks.

Karl presently serves on the faculty of the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado as well as the Executive Development Institute in Colorado. He previously served on the faculties of GSB Madison, the Financial Managers School, Madison, and the Graduate School of Bank Investments and Financial Management, Columbia, South Carolina as well as the state banking schools in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Karl is also past Chair of Neighborhood Lending Partners, and affordable housing consortium in Tampa, Florida.