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educator , consultant , Financial executive

Roger Hugh Nelson, American corporate financial executive, educator, consultant. Inventor commercial color separation camera and related dye-transfer processes. Danforth Teaching fellow, 1957.


Nelson, Roger Hugh was born on March 7, 1931 in Spring City, Utah, United States. Son of Hugh Devere and Maudella Sarah (Larsen) Nelson.


Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1953. Master of Science, University Utah, 1953. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1958.


Member faculty, U. Utah College Business, 1953-1997; professor management, U. Utah College Business, 1970-1997; professor emeritus, U. Utah College Business, since 1997; director programs in emerging business, U. Utah College Business, 1989-1997; chairman management Department, University Utah College Business, 1976-1982; assistant dean, U. Utah College Business, 1969-1974; director Master of Business Administration integrative field studies, 1993-1996; president, David Eccles School of Business Faculty, 1995-1996; member of faculty, Utah Management Institute, 1968-1975; vice president, Computer Logic Corporation, 1970-1973; president, American Leisure & Sports Investment Corporation, 1973-1975; president, Oil Resources, Inc., 1980-1988; president, Puma Energy Corporation, 1981-1988; president, The Ultimate Choice Catalog Company, since 1986. Finance and management consultant, since 1965. Founder Utah Small Business Development Center, U. Utah, 1979.

Trustee Utah Technology Finance Corporation, since 1998. Chairman American Recreation and Sports, Inc., since 1996.


  • Inventor commercial color separation camera and related dye-transfer processes.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Personal Money Management, 1973, The Utah Entrepreneur's Guide, 1995, also articles, reports, manuals.


Active local American Heart Association, American Cancer Society campaigns. Member executive board Utah Opera Company, 1981-1985, general board, 1985-1989. Member Academy Management, Administrative Management Society, National Education Association, American Association of University Professors, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Phi Epsilon.


Married DeEtte Munk, August 26, 1955 (deceased September 1998). Children— Steven R., Deanne, Mark L.

Hugh Devere Nelson

Maudella Sarah (Larsen) Nelson

DeEtte Munk

Deanne Nelson

Mark L. Nelson

Steven R. Nelson