Jen Nelson is Vice President of Public Policy and Economic Development for Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM). She is responsible for managing BLM’s policy efforts in the areas of K-12 education and economic and workforce development.
Prior to joining BLM, Jen served in several leadership roles at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), including Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Legal Counsel.
Prior to working with the MEDC, Jen practiced as an attorney in Dykema Gossett’s public finance corporate group.
Jen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in speech communication from Northern Michigan University and a law degree from Michigan State University College of Law.
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