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Paul Nelson, Business Development Director

With over 30 years of construction industry experience, Paul brings project and client knowledge to Donlar with a focus on bringing us into a variety of markets and to clients that have yet to experience Donlar Construction. With a degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota he’s homegrown with a deep knowledge of the construction industry in multiple sectors including: Commercial, Retail, Multifamily, Industrial, Higher & K12 Education and Civic.

Paul is involved in many community organizations and non-profit boards. He is actively involved in the Rotary Club of Edina/Morningside, The Salvation Army of the Northern Division Advisory Board, Board member of the Minnesota Council of Churches, and Economic Development Chair of the Edina Chamber of Commerce. He has acted as Chair of the Ramsey County Workforce Investment Board, Chair of the Edina Transportation Commission and Chair of ProgressPlus, while remaining active in Mount Olivet Lutheran Church.