Executive Director, Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity (Moorhead, MN)
Since 2017, Nelson has led Lake Agassiz Habitat; he oversees all operations including construction, mortgage origination, fundraising, family services and the ReStore thrift retail business. Lake Agassiz Habitat serves both Clay County, MN and Cass County, North Dakota with the primary cities of Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN.
Nelson previously served as a member the senior leadership team at the Fargo-based CoreLink Administrative Solutions. Nelson has expertise in architecture, construction management, global vendor management, business process improvement, and facilitating cross group collaboration. He has a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from North Dakota State University and a master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is a licensed architect and holds a master’s certification in Corporate Real Estate.