Full Name
Brooks Nelson
Job Title
Senior Manager
Speaker Bio
Brooks Nelson is a senior manager on the community resilience team at Walmart.org. In this role, Brooks leads disaster preparedness and response, as well as food recovery and product donations for Walmart and the Walmart Foundation.

Before joining Walmart, Brooks served as the Senior Director of Global Resilience at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center where he managed the Community Resilience and Disaster Response program. In this position, Brooks led programming around the private sector’s role in preparedness, response and recovery to both natural and human-made disasters. Brooks began working with Corporate Citizenship Center in March 2009 as a researcher for the Together for Recovery campaign and held various roles within the Corporate Citizenship Center.

Prior to joining the Center, Brooks was with USA Freedom Corps, the civic engagement office of the White House under the Bush Administration.

Brooks is a graduate of Iowa State University where he holds two bachelor of science degrees, one in Public Service and Administration and the other in Apparel Merchandising, Design, and Production with an emphasis in creative design. Brooks and his partner reside in Northwest Arkansas.
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