Mr. Nelson founded Emergent Risk Solutions after Hurricane Sandy in 2013. He served as a key contributor to the underground utility infrastructure and disaster recovery industries since 2005, to date accumulating over 17 years of expertise to support clients in services the firm provides.

Mr. Nelson obtained a J.D. and Graduate Degree in Civil Law from Louisiana State University in 2011, after obtaining an M.B.A. in 2010 and a B.S. in Construction Management in 2001, both from the same institution.

Kipp’s background spans municipal underground utility infrastructure, housing, debris management, response management, temporary repairs, long term recovery management and resiliency. He specializes in delivering custom fit solutions for clients, optimizing program delivery and enhancing the efficiency of the overall recovery operation.

Mr. Nelson is an expert in thinking outside of the box to innovatively obtain, combine and manage funds from multiple reimbursable and non-reimbursable sources including federal, state and local government agencies, insurance and private grant programs, among others.

His goal is to support each division of Emergent Risk Solutions with solutions to all issues, to reach the firm’s mission while incorporating its core values.