NICHOLAS G GARDNER
Established in 1996
For over 40 years, I have provided life transformation products and services to people & companies everywhere.
Inspired by my faith and supported by my experience and connections with others, I developed "Nick the Navigator"...helping people find their way.
In 1996, I met a stranger to Louisville who was in need of help with his business.
Utilizing my limited knowledge and access to technology, I helped connect this person to 40 business owners and executives in Louisville, who were in my email database, at the time, and through our joint effort, helped this gentleman solve his challenge.
My database of just 40 people, has now grown to over 5,000 business owners and executives in the Greater Louisville area and around the country.
Through my use of this network, I can connect people to the brilliant minds and souls of people who can assist them in finding solutions for their personal lives or business.
Blessed by my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, I am a conduit; an instrument for connecting people and helping them to "find their way" to what they need in life or business.
Born in 1953...
Created by God Almighty!
We've heard all the euphemisms. Life is a journey, life is what you make of it. After a while it all sounds the same. I am anything, but the same.
Intentionally different, because I was created as a unique person...destined to discover, my true self...Nick the Navigator
I grew up in a great home, with a great family. Not perfect, but wonderful parents and 2 brothers.
I was the wayward child. A non-conformist. I loved my Mom and Dad, and they loved me, but I took a different road than they had planned for me.
After I left school (and school left me as well) I wandered...literally wandering looking for the next great "me".
And what I found, was not "me" as I knew myself to be.
I began living my life intentionally and not according to how someone else thought I should live.
As long as it is moral, legal and ethical, then I was interested and found myself to be interesting.
My first "real" job was as a hot air balloon pilot. For 7 + years I traveled through 48 states, the provinces of Canada and the Caribbean, meeting people, flying hot air balloons. A great time...a great life!
But in 1983, something happened. For the first time in my life, I met a girlfriend, my first girlfriend, and my life would never be the same again.
Many of you know Jeannie, now my wife, and how she saved my life.
I had grown up, going to church with my Mom and my brothers, occasionally....okay, rarely.
My wife Jeannie is the daughter of a minister and she invited me to church, again, at the ripe old age of 30.
Of course, I was resistant. At that time, to me, church was filled with hypocrites, looking to take my money.
What I found was love. The love of Jesus Christ and I've been following Him ever since.
When Jeannie and I married, I was an instant Dad. Jeannie had a daughter from a previous marriage, so I like to say "I gave birth to an 11 year old little girl, Meredith.
What a joy it was to "grow up" with Meredith
Mission, Vision and Purpose
Helping people find their way...