Bachelor of Science in Design, University Michigan, 1965; Juris Doctor, Wayne State University, 1965.
President The Nelson Organization, Southfield, Michigan, 1969-1975. Director residual properties The Taubman Company, Bloomfield Hills, 1975-1980. President The Nelson Group, Troy, Mic.
, 1981-1985, The Nelson/Ross Company, Farmington, Michigan, 1985-1990. The Nelson Companies, Farmington Hills, since 1990.
Trustee Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit chapter B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, The Cheshire Academy, 1993. Member The Urban Land Institute (assistant), National Association Home Builders, International Council Shopping Centers, Renaissance Club (Detroit).
Son of Albert and Goldie Jean N. Married Sylvia Jean Solem, February 16, 1969. Children: Nicole Anne, David Erik, Danielle Jean.