Andy Nelson, ACC, PMP

Executive Coach

Unleashing Leadership Essence & Power


Andy is a seasoned business leader and coach who helps build confident and authentic leaders, and healthy, thriving, productive teams. His unique mix of technical acumen, emotional intelligence, and leadership development skills makes him a sought after executive coach, consultant, and featured speaker by leaders at all levels.

As a consultant and facilitator, Andy adds expert value in Agility (technical, business, and personal), Product Management, and building diverse and resilient teams. He enjoys co-creating ways his clients can uncover what matters most to them, to soar beyond their current level. Fortified by his experience as a stage 4 cancer survivor/thriver, Andy is dynamic, bold, and caring as a coach, consultant, and speaker, to bring forth deep awareness, truth, and action for teams and individuals.

Andy’s 35-year corporate background includes leading global technology teams delivering mission-critical customer-facing business functions such as retail Point of Sale (POS), coaching and mentoring leaders throughout Fortune 500 organizations as part of initiatives in neurodiversity, emerging leaders, and DEI programs, and driving for results while encouraging his clients to bring their full humanity and authenticity to work.

At UnitedHealth Group and Target, Andy led technology teams across India, The Philippines, and the U.S., and was also tapped to coach executives up to the VP level.

Presently, Andy is a full-time executive coach and consultant, working in retail, healthcare, manufacturing, financial, and other organizations, helping individuals lean into their authentic selves and become even stronger and more fulfilled leaders.

Advocate Aurora Health, BlueStem Brands, Bosch, Carlisle Companies, Deluxe Corporation, Federal Reserve Bank, Harris Company, HealthPartners, KPGCo, Medtronic, Prime Therapeutics, Society of Women Engineers, Target Corporation, UnitedHealth Group (Optum and UHC).

Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching – University of St. Thomas
Certified Coach – International Coaching Federation
BA Computer Science, BA Music Performance, Saint Mary’s University
PMP Certified – Project Management Institute (PMI)
Co-Chair/Speaker, 2019 St. Thomas Executive Coaching Conference
Keynote Speaker – National Cancer Survivors Day roster- Stage 4 cancer survivor/thriver.