Eric Nelson, Trustee
Term Runs Through: May 2025
Eric Nelson was appointed to the board as Trustee in September of 2016. He is currently the Director of Account Management for United HealthCare of Illinois where he manages all retention, service, and new business sales on existing accounts for the Small Business Market in Chicago and NW Indiana. Eric Holds a B.S. in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and an M.B.A. in Healthcare Management from Lewis University. Having served as a prior Township Tax Collector and lived in Plainfield for over 15 years, Eric understands the importance of responsible government and will work to always keep what is best for the community in all his decisions.
Eric and his wife Shannon have 4 beautiful kids between them, Emily, Molly, Mike, and Tony. As an active member of the St Mary Immaculate Men’s Club and Athletic Board, Eric co-chaired the Capital Campaign that raised over $200,000 to renovate the school gym. When not playing Men’s League softball in the summer, Eric spends his time chasing the kids around Plainfield with their various sports, activities, and clubs.