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Jan Nelson
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management
Courses Taught Human Resources Organizational Behavior Global Leadership Change Management Group Processes and Facilitation
Profile

A scholar-practioner, Dr. Nelson brings 30+ years of experience as a Global Human Resources Business Partner with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, where she collaborated with Global P&L, Region and Functional leaders to provide wing-to-wing HR strategy and operational support. Career highlights included organizational launches, Asia Region start-up, acquisition due diligence/integrations, succession planning, talent development, staffing, executive assessments and 360-feedback processes. She is also an executive and leadership coach, with 10+ years partnering with internal and external coaching clients.

Dr. Nelson is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond (Class of 2017), and an Executive Partner at the Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary. Her research interests include global leadership, organizational change, paradox and learning agility

Awards

The Michael J. Marquardt 100 Research Fellowship, The George Washington University 

Golden Key International Honorary Society 

Memberships
Academy of Management
International Leadership Association
International Coach Federation
Society for Human Resource Management
Professional Experience
Principal (2013-Present)
Nelson Coaching & HR Consulting, LLC, Richmond
Various Senior Positions (1981-2015)
GE Healthcare, Worldwide (Mikwaukee, Wis.; Japan; Hong Kong; Singapore)
Certifications
Advanced Strategic Human Resources Certificate, Cornell University (2011)
Post-graduate Certificate in Evidence Based Coaching, Fielding Graduate University (2009)
Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation (2009 - Present)
Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Human Resources Certification Institute
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Human Resources Certification Institute
SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Society of Human Resources Management
Education
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Counseling & Higher Education
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
Counseling & Higher Education
M.L.I.R., Michigan State University
Labor & Industrial Relations
Ed.D., George Washington University 2018
Human & Organizational Learning
Contact Information
Special Programs Building
(414) 708-9788