Leadership

Dr. Bill Nelson

President

Bill manages operations in the Midwestern United States and is located in Minnesota. His strengths and expertise lie in forage quality, taking advantage of natural rumen fermentation, and designing low-cost rations with unique commodities.
Bill is a St. Olaf College graduate with a Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin in dairy nutrition. He has been president of the Nelson Dairy Consultants, Inc. since 2000.

Dr. Bill Nelson

President

Bill manages operations in the Midwestern United States and is located in Minnesota. His strengths and expertise lie in forage quality, taking advantage of natural rumen fermentation, and designing low-cost rations with unique commodities.
Bill is a St. Olaf College graduate with a Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin in dairy nutrition. He has been president of the Nelson Dairy Consultants, Inc. since 2000.

Brad Kloss

President

Brad oversees consultants serving Western and Southern United States and Canada. He is located in California.
Brad has been in the dairy management business over 31 years. He holds an Animal Science and Business Degree from the University of Minnesota. Moving to California in 2000, he began his focus on large dairy operation systems, dairy finance and animal nutrition. His expertise in management helps dairies fine tune their business model.

Brad Kloss

President

Brad oversees consultants serving Western and Southern United States and Canada. He is located in California.
Brad has been in the dairy management business over 31 years. He holds an Animal Science and Business Degree from the University of Minnesota. Moving to California in 2000, he began his focus on large dairy operation systems, dairy finance and animal nutrition. His expertise in management helps dairies fine tune their business model.

Corwin Holtz

President

Corwin oversees consultants serving the Eastern United States. He is located in upstate New York.
Corwin has extensive experience in dairy management, commercial feed and nutrition research. He helped develop a 1,000 cow commercial/research dairy facility in central New York. Holtz-Nelson’s focus is on maximizing cow health and productivity through client-grown forages and grains as well as management consultation for enhanced profitability, land resource use and environmental stewardship. Corwin holds a Dairy Science degree from Cal Poly and a master’s degree from Cornell University in Ruminant Nutrition and Reproduction.

Corwin Holtz

President

Corwin oversees consultants serving the Eastern United States. He is located in upstate New York.
Corwin has extensive experience in dairy management, commercial feed and nutrition research. He helped develop a 1,000 cow commercial/research dairy facility in central New York. Holtz-Nelson’s focus is on maximizing cow health and productivity through client-grown forages and grains as well as management consultation for enhanced profitability, land resource use and environmental stewardship. Corwin holds a Dairy Science degree from Cal Poly and a master’s degree from Cornell University in Ruminant Nutrition and Reproduction.

Dr. Kent Nelson

Founder

Kent founded Nelson Dairy Consultants in 1976. He is executive advisor to the business.