Gregory Nielsen

Chief Executive Officer

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence welcomed Gregory Nielsen as CEO in 2015.

Gregory joined CNPE with more than a decade of experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.  Prior to joining CNPE, he was the Executive Director for Green Hill Therapy, a nonprofit specializing in rehabilitative care for children with special needs.  During his tenure, his strategic vision and innovative approach led the organization to new heights and vast growth in an extremely challenging economic environment.

Gregory previously served as an officer and attorney in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.

In 2016, Gregory was named a “40 Under 40” honoree by Louisville Business First publication.


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