Scott Nelson


  • Director Planned Giving, Benedictine Health System

For 30 years Scott Nelson has worked with donors to help them make personally significant gifts of cash, appreciated assets, and create financial plans that achieve their charitable goals. Scott has managed people, budgets, programs and events for many organizations including Gillette Specialty HealthCare, United Hospital, the Saint Paul Foundation, and Children's Hospital of St. Paul among others. Currently Scott is Director Planned Giving for Benedictine Health System. He is a Certified Fund Raising Professional, Certified Gift Planning Associate, former chair of the Minnesota Planned Giving Council and current chair of Leave a Legacy Minnesota.

Scott lives and works in St. Paul, Minnesota, enjoys skiing, bicycling, hiking and canoeing. He's been married to Roxanne for 30 years and enjoying life as an empty nester.