Knutson comes to Nexus with a range of operational and financial management leadership positions at large regional and international organizations, and has expertise in transforming organizations through the alignment of business processes and corporate objectives.
Most recently, Knutson served as Consultant and Interim Chief Financial Officer at Goodwill Easter Seals Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn., where he provided guidance to the CEO and Board of Directors on matters related to organizational structure and succession planning. Other past positions included Vice President, Chief Operating Officer/Corporate Secretary for Meritas Law Firms Worldwide, Minneapolis, Minn., and Executive Director and Director of Finance for Briggs and Morgan, P.A., St. Paul, Minn. He has also held Chief Financial Officer positions with Metalspray, Inc., Richmond, Va.; AEC Engineering, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.; and Jefferson Lines, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn., where he also served as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer/Corporate Secretary.
As Nexus Vice President of Operations, Knutson will be responsible for providing leadership and consultation to all Nexus business units and affiliates to ensure the mission and core values of the organization are mirrored across all campuses and sites. He will also collaborate with the Nexus Executive Management team to ensure the company’s goals and objectives for growth and utilization are met or surpassed, and will work with the Chief Financial Officer to develop and manage the annual budgets and financial performance of the sites and affiliates.
Chief Executive Officer Brock Wolff said, “We are fortunate to have Curt join Nexus. His strong background in operations and finance will give him a keen perspective in performing the many duties of Vice President of Operations. His expertise will help Nexus grow into our next phase of transformation.