executive creative director
Jim Nelson, executive creative director, a sixteen-year veteran of Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has made a name for himself in the industry developing award-winning work for such clients as Harley-Davidson, Jack Links Beef Jerky, Coca-Cola, AG Edwards, Sierra Nevada Beer, Porsche, Rapala, Chris-Craft, First Alert, Tractor Supply Company, Gibson Guitars and many others. He has collected much hardware along the way, including Gold Cannes Lions, countless Stephen E. Kelly finalists and is seen regularly in Communication Arts Annuals and The One Show books. Nelson is a graduate of St. Cloud State University with a degree in journalism/marketing. His current ride is a 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail Night Train with Stage 1 air intake, Power Commander performance chip, Vance & Hines 2 into 1 Pro Pipe exhaust, Fat Boy leather tool-box, black powder coated engine guard, Evo style air cleaner cover and chrome oil temperature gauge. It is not for sale.