The Arizona Builders Alliance welcomed Nelson Brown, president of J.B. Steel, as a newly elected board member of the ABA’s statewide board at the January 2015 board meeting. J.B. Steel is an AISC certified fabricator and erector of structural and miscellaneous steel servicing Arizona.
Nelson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to purchasing J.B. Steel in 2004, he spent over twenty years in a variety of engineering and general management positions with Corning, Inc., Honeywell and Fisher Scientific including assignments in the U.S.A., Germany, Belgium and the U.K.
Nelson has been actively involved in the ABA since 2004 and is a former board chairman of the ABA’s Southern Arizona Division. In addition to serving on the Southern Arizona Advisory Board, Nelson participates in the annual Southern Arizona Volunteer Day, where approximately 40 J.B. Steel employees come together to help ABA give back to the community.