Brent Nelson

Position title: Associate Director, Consulting


Phone: (608) 263-1658

445 Henry Mall
Room 410
Madison, WI 53706

Brent Nelson

Brent Nelson joined the Office of Strategic Consulting as associate director in April 2019. He brought with him a significant 25+ year record of success in strategic alignment and organizational development—having led a number of complex and collaborative projects, most recently as the director of the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System within the UW–Madison School of Social Work. Prior to that, Brent served as an academic program manager in UW’s School of Medicine and Public Health, as well as Executive Director of the state’s largest flexible-learning collaborative within Wisconsin’s Technical College System.

Brent holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in education, both from UW–Madison.