Peter Nelson

Peter Nelson

Peter Nelson is the Managing Director of Century Group’s Denver, Colorado office. In this role, he provides mentorship to team members, strengthens client relationships and identifies new business opportunities.

Prior to that, Peter acted as Director, Executive Search at the firm’s El Segundo office — managing and completing searches in the entertainment, engineering, technology, real estate, legal and service industries. He’s successfully placed professionals at the CEO, CFO, Vice President, Controller and Management levels within Finance, Accounting, Tax and Audit.

He joined Century Group in 1999 as an Associate, where he focused on developing relationships with talented professionals in public accounting to help with their transition into industry. He was later promoted to Senior Associate, where he focused on managing a diverse client list in both public and private companies, ranging from start-up to Fortune 500. His success in completing searches and providing a valuable consultative service to his clients has resulted in repeat business from his clients, accounting for 62% of his placements.

Peter was a Division I baseball player at Texas Tech University, and was previously a top producer in retail sales with a Fortune 500 company. He still focuses on business development and research, recruiting and marketing for retained and contingency searches and expanding his overall network within the Denver, Colorado marketplace.

Sample Client Industries

  • Consumer Products
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Legal Services
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

Sample Searches

  • CFO
  • Vice President
  • Controller
  • Finance & Accounting Management


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