Meet Our Leaders
Shad Wilson, PE
Senior Managing Director
Leads engineering operations & ensures client satisfaction across each contract. Instills leadership principles throughout the organization. With Nelson since 2001, BS Industrial Engineering & MBA from UF, & an avid surfer & fisherman.
Chief Financial Officer
Leads business operations with expertise in complying with federal acquisition regulations, accounting standards, & commercial contract clauses. With Nelson since 2005, BS Accounting & Finance from New Mexico State University, & an avid fisherman.
Rick Tully, PMP
Director of Design Engineering
Leads pursuits of design work. Manages contracts, oversees subcontractors, & ensures client satisfaction with end deliverables. With Nelson since 2021, BS Petroleum Engineering (WVU) & MS Engineering Management (UT), & a handicap 9 golfer.
Tim Gutman, PMP, CSP, CFPS, CPE, LEED AP
Director of Sustaining Engineering Services
Leads sustaining engineering contracts. Provides on-site and off-site staffing needs for federal, commercial, & aerospace clients. With Nelson since 2002, AS Fire Science from Florida State Fire College, and enjoys target shooting & drag racing.
Terry Tullis, PE
Deputy Director of Sustaining Engineering Services
Delivers environmental compliance, system and occupational safety, and health services under our sustaining engineering strategic business unit. With Nelson since 2006, BS Mechanical Engineering from UCF, and a golfer and youth sports coach.
John Carroll, PE
Director of Capital Asset Management Services
Delivers asset management services for federal, commercial, and aerospace clients. Leads a team of dedicated CAMS engineers and technical professionals. With Nelson since 2010, BS Civil Engineering from UCF, and an avid surfer and fisherman.
Jason Menzies, PE
Director of Mechanical Engineering
Delivers mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering services. Leads a team of dedicated mechanical, aerospace, & fire protection engineers. With Nelson since 2007, BS Mechanical Engineering from UF, & enjoys Gators football & new tech.
Brian Kolak, PE
Director of Electrical Engineering
Delivers electrical, communication, and fire alarm engineering services. Leads a team of dedicated electrical engineers. With Nelson since 2007, BS Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and enjoys fishing and cooking.
Jeff Longshore, PE
Director of Civil Engineering
Delivers architectural and civil, structural, and environmental engineering. Leads teams of civil engineers and computer-aided designers. With Nelson since 2011, BS Civil Engineering from UCF, and enjoys drumming, fishing, and woodworking.
Blain Nelson, PE
Founder of Nelson Engineering Co. Guides our leadership and ensures Nelson Engineering realizes engineering solutions rooted in our core principles. With Nelson since our start, BS Civil Engineering from UCLA, and an avid fisherman and sports fan.
Carrie Seringer, PE
Vice President Emeritus. Guides our leadership team and ensures Nelson Engineering realizes engineering solutions rooted in our core principles. With Nelson since 1995, BS Chemical Engineering from Notre Dame, and enjoys golf and running.
Jim Miles, LEED AP
Director of Business Development
Leads business development pursuits across our strategic business units. Oversees a team of BD, marketing, and sales professionals. Former CAMS Director. With Nelson since 2002, BS Mechanical Engineering from UF, and enjoys running and travel.
Our culture is built around participative leadership principles: servant leadership. The company is led by servant leaders. Each leader serves to inspire, strengthen and empower team members to realize their full potential and abilities. Our leaders have formal leadership training delivered through our in-house training program.