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James Mitchell Nelson

James Mitchell Nelson, American sales executive. Recipient Gold Addy award, 1984; named Eagle Scout Boy Scouts American, 1969. Coach Young Men’s Christian Association Youth Basketball, Milwaukee, 1986; board directors Private Industry Council Southeast Wisconsin, 1987. Member Society Packaging and Handling Engineers, Sales and Mtkg. Executive, Alpha Phi Omega (leadership award 1975, president 1974-1975).

Background

  • Nelson, James Mitchell was born on March 13, 1954 in Quantico, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Earl and Janet Mary (Dado) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology Packaging Engineers, University Wisconsin, Menomonie, 1976.

    Career

    • Terrace manager International Paper, St. Louis, 1976-1979, field sales engineer, 1979-1981. Division marketing manager packaging group Menasha Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1981-1984, sales manager Hartford, 1984-1986, general manager, since 1986.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Coach Young Men’s Christian Association Youth Basketball, Milwaukee, 1986. Board directors Private Industry Council Southeast Wisconsin, 1987. Member Society Packaging and Handling Engineers, Sales and Mtkg.

    Executive, Alpha Phi Omega (leadership award 1975, president 1974-1975).

    Personality

    Interests

    Remote control airplanes, golf, woodworking, camping.

    Connections

    • Married Sheila Kay Habeck, July 24, 1976. Children: Ryan, Carly, Kurt.
    • father: Thomas Earl Nelson
    • mother: Janet Mary (Dado) Nelson
    • spouse: Sheila Kay Habeck
    • children: Ryan Nelson
    • Carly Nelson
    • Kurt Nelson
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    Born March 13, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      University Wisconsin
    • 1976 - 1979
      Terrace manager, International Paper
    • 1981 - 1984
      division marketing manager, packaging group Menasha Corporation
      Neenah, Wisconsin, United States

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