Mr. Nelson has over 15 years of experience in Program/Project Management with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and 2 years with Skanska USA Building. He was a senior project manager on build-to-suit and interior fit-up projects for commercial lease space for Top Secret Agencies throughout the United States. He specializes in managing Federal Government contracts and is an expert in Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) and Scientific Compartmental information Facility (SCIF) Requirements. He has managed over 500K sq./ft. of build to suit/ interior fit-up projects for the Federal Government, valued over $100M. Mr. Nelson helped the clients get the best value on all projects and meet the triple constraint (Time, Cost and Quality).
He also was one of several senior project managers managing an over two billion dollar bond program for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). Mr. Nelson started and completed over $225 million of K-12 construction. The projects ranged from window replacement valued at $100K to the complete demolition and construction of a 300K sq/ft multicultural middle/high school which included a mini UN and parking garage valued over $55M. Mr. Nelson was also a senior consultant/project manager on the Houston Independent School District (HISD) life safety Job Order Contracting Program (JOC). He managed over 15 projects simultaneously valued over $2M.
Mr. Nelson also has extensive experience with the USACE Mobile, New Orleans, and Baltimore Districts. During his tenure at the USACE he worked in all divisions throughout the districts (Engineering, Operations, Real Estate, Construction, Contracting, Planning and Program/Project Management Divisions). He was a Senior Project Manager for the Skanska USA Building on the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) campus improvement program valued over $100M.
Mr. Nelson is a civil engineer and has a Master of Engineering in Project Management. He also has a Project Management Professional (PMP) License, a Black Belt in Six Sigma-Quality Management and holds Top Secret Clearance (TS-SCI). He is a certified trainer in Scheduling, Earn Value Management, Estimating, Risk Management, and the PMI Certification. He is an active member of the Project Management Institute, Cy-Fair Chamber of Commerce, Houston Minority Business Council, Houston Contractors Associations, and the Associated General Contractors of America.