National Court Reporters Association names former Kroger official CEO
Michael S. Nelson will be the new CEO and executive director of The National Court Reporters Association. He takes the job June 1.
Nelson brings extensive association leadership to the organization, according to an NCRA news release, with experience in both private industry and nonprofits.
NCRA, the organization that represents stenographic court reporters, captioners and legal videographers, and it’s board of directors selected Nelson from a pool of candidates in a search led by Washington, D.C.-based recruiting firm Vetted Solutions.
"We have the utmost confidence in the search approach in which we were just engaged, and we know that Nelson is the right leader to usher NCRA into the future," Sarah E. Nageotte, 2014-15 NCRA president, said in the release. "He brings the perfect blend of education, experience and accomplishments to build on the growth and momentum NCRA is currently experiencing."
Nelson is a Florida native who served with the U.S. Army security agency and has bachelor's degrees in management and in marketing from the University of West Florida.
While working for the Kroger Company, one of America's largest food and department store chains, he received numerous awards for store profitability, consumer research and merchandising, according to the news release.
His experience in nonprofit management includes stints as vice president for administration with the Florida Audubon Society and later as CEO of the Audubon Naturalist Society in Maryland, CFO of the National Building Museum in Washington, and COO of the Society of Nuclear Medicine in Virginia.
He most recently worked for the National Association of Enrolled Agents.
"I'm confident that my background marries with NCRA's needs on so many fronts," Nelson said. "With a strong focus on court reporter education, raising public awareness and creating a financial framework that allows for a long and successful future, I'm excited about the possibilities the future holds for NCRA and its dedicated and passionate membership."
Nelson resides in Olney, Md. He and his wife, Lynn, have three grown sons.
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