Berry NelsonChief Financial Officer
Berry Nelson brings to Generation Justice her extensive background in finance, accounting, operations, and event planning, including as an event manager for the FBR Open. She was an auditor at Ernst & Young, where she worked with clients to ensure SEC compliance, improve audit procedures, and analyze financial statements and disclosures.
Berry joined the non-profit accounting world in 2004, when she oversaw accounting and operations for the Goldwater Institute. At Goldwater, she helped more than double the operating budget, increased interest income over 40 percent through better management of the cash position, and reduced property taxes by over 50 percent.
Berry’s expertise has helped put employers and clients on firm financial ground so they can better accomplish their missions. As a mother of three young boys, and as the former president of the Scottsdale Parenting Group that offered parenting classes, Berry is committed to the well-being of children and sees her work at Generation Justice as an opportunity to use her business expertise to help some of society’s most vulnerable children.