John Nielsen joined NAMI Ventura County in 2010. He, along with his family, has received a tremendous amount of support and education from NAMI’s programs and wants to ensure others have the same opportunity.
John is a native of Southern California and married Denise 32 years ago. Their seven children keep them very busy. In 1983 John established Retirement Planning Associates, a personal financial planning and investment management firm located in Westlake Village, CA. John loves anything to do with the outdoors and has a passion for hiking and long-distance backpacking. He also enjoys his involvement with the ANASAZI Foundation, an outdoor behavioral healthcare program for adolescents and young adults located in Arizona.