Pam Nelson, M.A., CPCC

Leadership Development Consultant

Advancing Executives, Teams, and Organizations to Excellence


Pam Nelson is a recognized leader in advancing executive, team, and organization excellence. Pam works across industries and sectors to help leaders explore perspectives and make sense of business challenges. Results translate into enhanced individual performance and significant, positive impact on team functionality and organization change.

Pam is an executive’s confidante. Leaders find value in her authenticity as evidenced by her ability to quickly establish rapport and trust. She is cogently focused and listens with intention. As a confidential, collaborative coaching partner, Pam models courage, fierceness, and determination. She spurs leaders toward deeper self-awareness, self-reflection, broadened interpersonal consciousness, and sharper critical and creative thinking to attain the success they desire.

For over 25 years, Pam amassed experience as principal and working partner of two organization development consulting and business coaching firms (Minnesota and Texas). She has maintained her status as an internationally credentialed executive and leadership coach. Pam established business relationships across diverse industries and sectors. She served in a corporate role as Vice President of Human Resource Management and Director of Operations in the construction industry. She was a principal of two international businesses in the travel and tourism industry. Pam worked extensively with state and county agencies, focused on the design and implementation of emerging leader programs and the immersion of executive coaching into public-sector cultures. As a ten-year adjunct professor at Concordia University, Pam facilitated coursework in MBA and MA graduate programs focused on Organization Management, Leadership and Management, Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Kinesiology, and Sport Management.

Tradition Capital Bank, Honeywell, UniGroup, Service Ideas, Thoroughbred Management, National Electrical Contractors Association, Vision Loss Resources, University of St. Thomas, MN Departments of Health, Revenue, and Public Safety, MN State Patrol, Minnesota State (formerly MnSCU), Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, Second Harvest Heartland, Memorial Blood Centers, and ten Minnesota school districts.

MA Organization Management, Concordia University

BS Business and Technical Education, University of Minnesota

Co-Active Certified Professional Coach (CPCC) Coaches Training Institute

Graduate, Corporate Coach University (CCUI) and Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ)

Certified/Licensed EQ-I ©, DiSC ©, Insights ©, TKI©, Conflict Savvy© for Leaders and Executives

Nelson, P. (2004). The Recharged Woman: Success Strategies for Energizing Your Life.