Karl Nelson is the President and CEO of KPN Consulting, an organization engaged in the ALCO, Funding, and Liquidity arena. His career has included positions as Director of Industry and Governmental Relations with Silverton Bank, President and Chief Marketing Officer of Institutional Deposits Corp (SR), a firm specializing in innovative deposit products for the banking industry, and National Market Development Director for Promontory Interfinancial Network where he worked on national marketing strategies for the CDARS program.
In addition, Karl served as a 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 bank’s ALCO. Prior to joining the Home Loan Bank, he was involved for eighteen years with various regional banks including Barnett, Florida National, AmeriTrust Company, Society National Bank, and FNB Atlanta. Karl began his banking career with Chase Manhattan Bank in 1972.
Karl is a popular speaker on such topics as Funding, Liquidity, Contingency Funding Plans, the ALCO Process, and ROE Enhancement and over the past 3 1/2 years, he has provided 155 workshops to over 6,000 participants.
Karl serves on the faculties of the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin and Boulder, Colorado, the Graduate School of Bank Investments & Financial Management in Columbia, South Carolina, the Financial Managers School in Madison, the Asian Banking Academy, as well as the faculties of the state banking schools in Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Mr. Nelson is an organizing Director and ALCO Chair for a de novo bank in North Carolina.