Wendy Nelson is the Director of Strategic Partnerships for MarketOne Builders (M1B), a commercial construction company headquartered in Sacramento, California. In business for over 20 years, M1B has delivered on some of the most demanding projects in Northern California, ranging from urban renovations, commercial office, healthcare, hospitality, life science, industrial, retail, multi-family and mission critical facilities. Among the more significant projects to date include the state-of-the-art B Street Theatre at the Sofia, Downtown Commons (DOCO), the Kings executive offices inside the Sawyer Hotel, EA Capital Games, Penumbra, as well as a concrete tilt-up warehouse in Tracy.
Wendy holds a variety of leadership roles in and around the community and is actively involved in numerous industry and business organizations including: Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) Competitiveness Council Board Member and Certified Champion, chairing the Champions Steering Committee; Sacramento Region Business Board Member; Sacramento Region Builders Exchange (SRBX) PAC Board Member; AGC Delta Sierra Council Board Member; Urban Land Institute (ULI); NAIOP (Leg( Committee); North State BIA, Infill Council; Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE); Sacramento Region Tech Board Vice-Chair; Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce (Cap-to-Cap 2018 Economic Development Task Force Co-Chair); B Street Theatre; Verge Center for the Arts, Board Member.
Wendy is a seasoned public affairs professional with three decades of experience in all aspects of the political process, both state and local, including: lobbying, ballot and legislative campaigns, association management, media relations, fundraising, writing, public speaking, strategic planning, web development, social media outreach, community relations and business development.