Mark Nelson joined Altus Equity in August of 2013 after spending 25 years starting, building, re-purposing and investing in businesses in the staffing, workforce management, financial services, real estate and technology industries. Prior to the 2009 founding of The Mark Nelson Group, an entrepreneurial capital, advisory and consulting firm, Mark served twenty plus years at the Nelson Family of Companies (NFC), Northern California’s premiere workforce management and talent acquisition company. Named President and Chief Operating Officer in 1995, NFC grew revenue from $56 million to nearly $400 million by the end of 2007, while offering a host of new products and services in the human capital space.
Mark has served as a trusted adviser to companies like Google, Sony Computer Entertainment, Clorox, Bank of America, Cisco Systems, Trinchero Family Estates, Redwood Credit Union, and countless others. Mark’s core competencies lie in the areas of comprehensive business and market strategy, client development and strategy, building intimate customer relationships, hiring and retention of top talent, service delivery, oral and written communication, and fiscal analysis and management. He has a B.S. from the University of San Francisco and is a Certified Public Accountant.