Terry Nelson consistently achieves high levels of success in both the strategic and tactical areas of campaigns. He has played a senior role in the last four elections and was named one of “Politics Fabulous Fifty” — a listing of the fifty most influential political operatives in Washington.
Nelson has worked in the last two presidential campaigns and been a general and media consultant on numerous House, Senate and Gubernatorial campaigns around the country. In 2010, he was the Senior Advisor to the National Republican Senate Committee.
Terry also has a long history in public affairs. He has conducted national campaigns on behalf of Wal-Mart, the American Chemistry Council and Pfizer. He has also worked with the US Chamber of Commerce, Disney, Fox Entertainment, the National Association of Manufacturers, AHIP and InBev.
Terry served as the National Political Director for Bush-Cheney 2004 where he was responsible for directing the messaging for the mail and phone program, grassroots organization, turning out the vote, and coalition outreach. This effort produced a historic increase in turnout for President Bush.
Terry graduated from the University of Iowa. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife, Marci, and their three children.