Michael Nielsen

Michael Nielsen

Vice President of Finance and Operations

As Vice President of Finance and Operations, Mike Nielsen oversees accounting and finance as well as the operations, horticulture, education, and facilities departments for 21st Century Parks. His work helps to provide a world-class experience to visitors of The Parklands of Floyds Fork, while ensuring the non-profit acts as a responsible steward of donated dollars. Mike joined 21st Century Parks as the Vice President of Finance in April of 2016 and was promoted to VP of Finance and Operations in May of 2018. He holds a BS in Accounting from Transylvania University and an MS in Accounting from the University of Kentucky. Before joining The Parklands, he spent four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers serving numerous privately held clients throughout Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. Mike's love for hunting, fishing, and playing golf make working for The Parklands a natural fit.

We are a donor-supported public park We count on you!

$1,209,176 To Date
43%
$2,780,000 2019 Goal

Being a donor-supported public park means we rely on donations, not tax dollars, for annual operations each year. Because of your generosity, we are able to maintain, program, and further develop this extraordinary public space without charging an entry fee. Together we work to enhance quality of life and help our community and economy grow in ways that are healthy, sustainable, and enjoyable for people of all ages. Help us reach our goal of sustaining The Parklands by becoming a Member today. Members make it happen!

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