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Georgette Nelson

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Georgette Nelson

Georgette Nelson

Senior Program Manager
America Makes and National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining (NCDMM)
Georgette Nelson joined NCDMM in 2020 as a Senior Program Manager. She is a strong business operations leader, with over 26 years of technical management experience. Georgette has a proven ability to manage programs, establish strong customer relationships, develop strategic partnerships, and lead cross-business teams from operations, supply chain, engineering, and marketing globally in advanced manufacturing (focused on additive manufacturing), environmental, and Government industries. At NCDMM, Georgette is responsible for identifying, developing, and executing complex, mission-critical programs that align with the mission and growth of America Makes focused on accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies in the U.S. manufacturing sector and increasing domestic manufacturing competitiveness. Prior to joining NCDMM, Georgette served as the Global Business Operations and Customer Service Leader for General Electric’s Additive business. In that role, she managed a team of customer application engineers and a program assistant to scope, quote, negotiate contracts, execute, update/advise customers on project status, create shop floor work orders, and ensure customer satisfaction. Georgette also supported the content and training of tools needed to successfully quote and operationally execute projects (e.g., Link3D, BlueStreak). Previously, Georgette held multiple roles at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC). At CTC she started as a project engineer focused on environmentally acceptable coatings and coatings removal technologies, including development and implementation of handheld and automated laser coatings removal technology; grew to the role of Program Director for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Program, a 5-year, $98M Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) led by AFRL, Materials and Manufacturing Division, Acquisition Systems Support Branch, Environment and Energy (E2) Team (AFRL/RXSC-E2) and focused on environmental and energy quality technologies for the United States Air Force and other DoD organizations; and then moved to business development activities to diversify and grow CTC’s footprint in the Federal and Commercial Advanced Engineering and Sustainable Manufacturing market. Georgette has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.


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