Jeff Nelson

How do your colleagues describe you?

Nothing happens in the business community without Jeff knowing about it. He is the guy to go to when you have an idea for a new business or need help with your existing business.

Why do you do what you do?

Being a former small business owner, I know the importance of entrepreneurs in our community. Having a successful small businesses is the foundation for the community to grow and prosper. It brings family wage jobs and is a great example of the (grow from within theory) of economic development.


Jeff owned a local retail clothing store in Baker City for 18 years. Having lived in the area since 1989, he’s able to refer his clients to various contacts. Jeff holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Lewis Clark State College and an Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration from Idaho State University.

He advises clients on startups, business planning, expansion, finance, social media and networking.