Steve Nelson

Chief Information Officer

Steve is an IT executive with a 20-year history of leadership over multi-faceted Software Development teams, complex IT initiatives, and varied applications and technologies. Steve has worked in multiple industries, including Technology Consulting and Outsourcing, Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery and Development, Agricultural Products, and Telecommunications.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech, he started his career with Accenture (previously Andersen Consulting), where he developed software programs supporting large Pharmaceutical clients and built his career to become an IT technology manager.

At Accenture, Steve worked in several leadership roles, culminating as the Software Development Lead over an application portfolio of 58 outsourced applications for a Large Telecommunications Provider. After Accenture, Steve continued to work in the telecommunications industry, managing and growing a mixed-technology development team for Cbeyond and Birch as a Director of Software Development.

Steve believes in agile delivery, and he is determined to create fast, directionally correct solutions to meet the needs of the business. He has a passion for optimizing IT Development and driving innovation. His experience in a variety of roles during his career has made him a truly accomplished, cross-functional leader.