Karen Nelson has been appointed Vice President of Inclusion and Neighborhood Affect at Herzing College, efficient Jul. 18.
“The resolution to proceed to decide to and enlarge on our College-wide effort to lead on fairness, variety and inclusion will additional deal with the an important want we’re listening to from our medical institution and healthcare facility companions to rent from a various and consultant skill pool,” stated Renee Herzing, president of Herzing. “Karen Nelson’s robust background within the space of variety and her enjoy around the healthcare business will very much receive advantages the College’s skill to connect to native employers, group advocates and long term nursing execs. We’re excited and proud to have her sign up for our management crew as we paintings to beef up communities of all backgrounds.”
Nelson has greater than 25 years of enjoy in managing, fairness, variety, and inclusion (EDI). Up to now, Nelson used to be EDI Director for Rogers Behavioral Well being; Range & Inclusion Chief within the Place of work of the Mayor for the Town of Appleton, WI; the primary company variety supervisor for Shaw Industries, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.; and the primary African American supervisor of cultural variety for Normal Electrical Clinical Programs.
She additionally based NelStar Management & Range Consulting.
Nelson holds an Government Grasp’s Level in Industry Management from the College of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a bachelor’s level in Chemistry from Bennett School.