Facts at a Glance

Facts at a Glance

Facts at a Glance


The Nelson Family of Companies (Nelson) is a leading employment services and human capital management company with offices located throughout Northern California.

Scope of Work

In 2002, Nelson put 13,000 people to work and provided human resources solutions to more than 2,000 businesses.


Nelson is a privately held company.

Areas of Expertise

All aspects of human resources from regional staffing in Northern California to national technology-based HR products.


19080 Lomita Avenue, Sonoma, CA 95476.


Fifteen branch offices in Northern California and several sales offices across the United States and Canada. Nelson is the largest independent staffing company in Northern California.

Candidate Benefits

Nelson offers health, dental and vision coverage, career development, training, paid holidays, incentive bonuses, and referral bonuses.

Community Service

Nelson has been active in supporting The United Way, is a major underwriter of the Speedway Children’s Charity and a proud sponsor of the Marin Academy.

In 1993, Gary Nelson was Chairman of The Field of Dreams, a project to build a baseball field for Sonoma. Mark Nelson is on the board of Bread and Roses and the Dominican University Athletic Advisory Council.


Founded in San Rafael, California in 1970 by Gary D. Nelson.


Nelson is committed to providing our clients with quality human resource solutions by identifying, developing and delivering innovative, cost-effective services.