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Jamaal Nelson

Vice President, Regional Impact & Elected Leadership (Interim)
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Jamaal works to grow LEE's field presence in communities across the nation.

Before joining the LEE Leadership Team, Jamaal managed a high-performing portfolio of regions as LEE’s senior director of regional impact.

Prior to joining LEE, he led civil rights movement-building efforts in multiple sectors including, the faith-based community, historical civil rights organizations, and low-income public school parents.  Additionally, he has worked on numerous state legislature campaigns across the country.

Jamaal earned a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University and Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School. He is the proud father of three young daughters.

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