Co-Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer of Seal Solar
Heather Nelson is president and chief operating officer of Seal Solar, an energy solutions firm she co-founded with Josh Davenport in 2012. A corporate lender for some of the nation’s largest banks for nearly two decades, she has helped Seal Solar become one of Arkansas’s leading solar businesses. Under her leadership, the firm has completed more than 250, or approximately one in five, solar projects in the state. Today, its team of 25 certified professionals offers turnkey solutions to homeowners, businesses, government entities and farmers across Arkansas.
Heather is on the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Board of Directors, Restored & Renewed Ministry Board of Directors, The Excel Center at Goodwill School Advisory Council and Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Distributed Generation Task Force. She regularly travels to Haiti with the Global Orphan Project of Kansas City, Missouri. She previously served two terms on the National Board of Directors for the Arkansas Alumni Association and as president of the Sam M. Walton College of Business Alumni Society. Most recently, she was on the committee for the UA-Little Rock Alumni Association’s Taste of Little Rock, which raised scholarship funds for Central Arkansas students.
An Arkansas native, Heather holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business and an MBA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.