Christopher Nelson

Office: Mantoloking Borough Council
Status: Incumbent
Party Affiliation: Republican
City: Mantoloking

Chris has been a resident of Mantoloking for 7 years, but his roots to Mantoloking go back to when his father spent his childhood skipping rocks in the bay on what is now known as Runyon Lane.

Chris met his wife Shannon the first week of university and has been married for 17 years. They have two great children, Connor and Haley. Chris’ parents, live across the street and are also involved in the community. Besides being on Council, Chris is an active volunteer firefighter with Station 35 in Mantoloking.

Chris joined the Council three years ago and has been highly involved in Beach Replenishment, the Finance Committee, Borough Hall Committee and Strategic Planning. He tirelessly works with Borough Staff, The Mayor and other Council members on making the Borough a better place.

He is a lawyer by training with over 15 years handling government relations for a Fortune 50 Company (he knows how government works and how to operate in the political and bureaucratic arenas alike).

He knows how to deal with complex issues and run management teams. He runs two highly profitable companies that have seen double digit sales growth while experiencing a complete infrastructure overhaul that he led since he joined the company.

He is a seasoned executive with oversight of a highly skilled Management team and 200+ employees in the US and Internationally. He knows how to hire, manage and motivate folks to make it happen.