Vice President Business Development & Corporate Strategy NMellitz@LandSeaAirSecurity.com
Vice President Business Development & Corporate Strategy
Nelson is a founder and VP of Business Development for LSA Security. Nelson began his career in the Air Force as a civil engineer/site specialist but later became involved in acquisition contracting. He held positions in Europe and the U.S. including in the Pentagon, and later in Iraq for the DOD and State Department. While he was assigned to Defense Contract Management Command (DCMA) in the Brig Gen Reservist slot he managed over 3,000 Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine joint service staff and billions of dollars in supplies and services.
Colonel Mellitz has been recognized with numerous awards including: First Term Airman of the Year – Germany, Defense Logistics Agency Junior Officer of the Year, Defense Logistics Agency Senior Officer of the Year – Air Force Element, and the U.S. Ambassador to Iraqi Meritorious Service Award and over 20 ribbons and decorations. In addition, Colonel Mellitz is currently on the New Jersey Governors Veterans Services Council with assignments as liaison to the VA Medical Center – Philadelphia, Vineland Veterans Memorial Home, and Veterans Haven South. Nelson has undergraduate degrees in business administration and in accounting, and a Doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in leadership.