Nelson L. Tressler is the Founder and CEO of IGOTSMARTER, a goal-achievement program created to help people succeed in every aspect of life. Prior to IGOTSMARTER, Nelson was a top real estate agent, completing well over $1 billion in transactions for his clients. As a serial entrepreneur, he has successfully founded over 10 businesses and has been named one of Las Vegas’ Top 40 under 40.
Nelson’s success and life philosophy come from his unique beginnings. Rape, murder, extreme poverty, and the biggest trail ever to hit his small town were just a few things waiting for Nelson upon his birth. The child of a 15-year-old mother, Nelson’s young life started from behind. The oldest of five children and raised in poverty by an abusive stepfather, Nelson turned resourcefulness and tenacity into a life skill. He played college football for St. Francis University and joined the US Air Force on the GI Bill. He served as an electronic and navigation technician with tours in Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Upon leaving the Air Force, Nelson finished his education at University of Nevada, Las Vegas and founded his first company.
Nelson spent a 20-year commercial real estate career at Newmark Knight Frank and Grubb & Ellis Commercial Real Estate as one of the top producing agents in the nation. He has personally developed over $25 million in commercial real estate and brokered deals for clients worth well over $1 billion. He went on to become the founder of multiple service businesses, including one of the nation’s largest privately held pet resorts, a chain of children’s learning centers, and two family fun centers.
Nelson founded the IGOTSMARTER company centered around changing the world one person, one goal at a time. Built on the over 25 years of life lessons he picked up from his murder to millions story, IGOTSMARTER implements the philosophies, goal-setting, and personal development techniques Nelson has honed to build his personal success.
Nelson has been married over 25 years and has raised three children. He currently lives in Las Vegas. Learn more about Nelson and his work at https: //www.IGOTSMARTER.com.