Deanna Nielsen

Director, Career Transition Services

 Deanna started at Wiederhold & Associates in February 2017. At that time her main role was to create the weekly job leads list and a bi-weekly lead report for the Wiederhold Premium Active Network. That July Deanna took on additional duties as a Career Transition Specialist. In November 2021, she was promoted to Director, Career Transition Specialist.

Deanna grew up in Cannon Falls, MN, and now resides in Franklin, TN. She and her husband, Greg, have three children, Braedon, Brooklyn and Brenten. She first learned about Wiederhold & Associates, when Greg was a transition client in the program. Shortly after accepting his next job, he became an executive advisor for Jim and the company. She received her degree in accounting from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Prior to her work at Wiederhold & Associates, she was an accountant for a private agricultural manufacturing company, a teller/customer service representative in a bank and a tax accountant for H&R Block. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, cooking and watching sports (especially the Minnesota Vikings).