Business Solutions Team

Dave Nelson

Senior Business Solutions Manager

O: 734.451.4275
C: 734.837.2881

dnelson@the-center.org

Dave Nelson is a Senior Business Solutions Manager with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center. Joining the The Center in 2013, Dave works directly with manufacturers in Wayne and Monroe counties. He is a seasoned professional with expertise at identifying/opening new market opportunities and increasing market penetration in existing markets. Dave also has extensive experience in generating/growing new business and selling intangible services.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining The Center, Dave worked at North American Bancard where he was director of Business Development and Partnership Alignment. He also previously worked at JGA, Inc. as Vice President of Business Development and Client Strategy. Prior to that Dave also worked at OCP, Inc. which is a specialized molder of plastic and foam products servicing the sporting goods, automotive, medical and juvenile product industries as their National Sales Manager and then President.

Education
Dave has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Miami University. His major was Marketing & Logistics. He also has completed several graduate level courses in Accounting and Finance from Walsh college.

PUBLICATIONS

Smart Solutions Series: Tackle the Labor Shortage with Cross Training & Skills Acceleration
What is Your Employee Experience?
Going PRO Talent Fund: Supporting Michigan Workforce Development in 2021
Are You Stuck in a Rut?
Yearly Planning and Goal Setting- It's Not Just for Bigger Organizations
Do You Know Who Your Customers Are?