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Bruce John Nielsen

Bruce John Nielsen, American construction executive, real estate developer. Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin.


  • Nielsen, Bruce John was born on February 18, 1948 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Clayton H. and Irene G. (Chapas) Nielsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1972. Master of Science in Construction Administration, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1972.


    • Executive vice president Nielsen Iron Works, Inc., Racine, 1972—1983. President Nielsen Building Systems, Inc., since 1983. Owner, principal Bruce Nielsen, P.E., Racine, since 1972, Bachelor of Journalism Nielsen Real Estate, since 1976.

      Partner NBS Partnership, since 1983, Delta Real Estate Partnership III, since 1986, Delta Partners II, since 1986. General partner Delta Development Corporation, Wisconsin, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin.


    Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Racine, 1982, Community Action Program, 1977, Tri-County Contractors Association, 1970—1982. Chairman Caledonia Economic Development Committee. Chairman advisory board Gateway Technology Institute.

    Member of Racine Area Manufacturers & Chamber of Commerce, Racine Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1976).


    • Married Sandra Kay Ridley, September 13, 1975. Children: Scott Clayton, Jennifer Lee.
    • father: Clayton H. Nielsen
    • mother: Irene G. (Chapas) Nielsen
    • spouse: Sandra Kay Ridley
    • children: Scott Clayton Nielsen
    • Jennifer Lee Nielsen
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    Born February 18, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1972
      University Wis.-Madison
    • 1972
      University Wis.-Madison
    • 1972 - 1983
      Executive, vice president Nielsen Iron Works
      Racine, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1983
      president, Nielsen Building Systems