Jan  Nelson


Jan recently relocated to Virginia, following a 33+ year career with GE Healthcare in Milwaukee, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.  As a Global HR Business Partner, she collaborated with various Global P&L, Region and Functional business leaders to provide wing-to-wing HR strategy and operational support as GE Healthcare grew from $1B to $18B in global revenue.   Career highlights included new organization launches, an Asia Region start-up, acquisition due diligence/integrations, large-scale change initiatives, Six Sigma, talent / workforce planning and global recruiting.  Throughout her career, Jan was also an advisor with several of GE’s entry and mid-career leadership development programs.  She is a graduate of GE’s Human Resources Leadership Program, and she holds the GPHR, SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications in human resources.
Since retiring from GE, Jan now consults with global firms, start-ups and nonprofits, and coaches leaders at all levels from emerging to executive.  She is also a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation.  A graduate of both Virginia Tech and Michigan State University, Jan is currently enrolled in the Executive Leadership Doctoral Program at George Washington University.