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The Nelson Architectural Group was founded by A.W. Nelson, Jr. in 1976.  We provide architectural services for a wide variety
of building types including educational, medical, multifamily housing, assisted living, commercial and industrial
projects. Our
employees are each committed to providing
timely, quality services. From the development of design, to construction inspection
the execution of contracts, our team provides experienced and personalized professional services that focus on value for our
Our Professional Staff:
Henry D. Sadler, Jr.
Education: University of Arkansas -  School of Architecture -1979
Registration: Registered Architect - Arkansas
Business, Professional and Community Organizations Past and Present:
* Pine Bluff Historic District Commission* Pine Bluff Fifty for The Future* Pine
Bluff Downtown Special Events Organization*Board Member Jefferson County
Habitat for Humanity * Board of Trustees Lakeside United Methodist Church *
Professional Experience:
Mr. Sadler has been working in the field of construction and architectural design since
1977. He has served as project architect on a broad range of  educational, medical,

assisted living ,multi-family,
commercial and industrial projects.  Notable projects
include The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Business and Management,
Golden Lion Stadium for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, The Arts and
Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
, Dollarway Middle School and Edgewood
Elementary School for Watson Chapel School District
Richard E. Taylor
Education: University of Arkansas - School of Architecture
Business, Professional and Community Organizations Past and Present:
* Board Member Girl Scouts of America * Chairman and Board Member King Cotton
Basketball Classic *Citivest, Inc.
Professional Experience:
Mr. Taylor has been employed by the Nelson Architectural Group, Inc. since 1977. He
recently served as project manager for the Southeast Arkansas College Advanced and
Emerging Technology Center. Mr. Taylor has also managed major projects such as The
Dumas Municipal Complex, Simmons First National Bank Building Remodeling and
The Jefferson County Detention Facility. Mr. Taylor is responsible for coordinating
the production of our firm's computer-aided design and drafting.
Julie Socia Donaldson
Education: Pines Vocational Technical College
Architectural CAD and Interiors
Professional Experience:
Ms. Donaldson has been working in the field of architectural detailing and drafting
since 1975
in central Arkansas. She is knowledgeable of construction methods and
materials. Her priorities revolve around assisting our team in producing logical,
economical buildings for our clients.
Ms. Donaldson also handles interior design and
coordination for the Neslon Architectural Group.
Ms. Donaldson joined our firm in
1983 and currently serves as senior CAD operator.
Mike Parette
Construction Coordinator
Professional Experience:
Before coming to the Nelson Architectural Group, Mr. Parette served twenty-two
(22 ) years as Facility Manager for a local financial institution having responsibility
for the main headquarters, seven branches as well as rental office space. He currently
serves as The Nelson Architectural Group’s Construction Administrator, assisting
the architects with on-site observation during construction, shop drawings and
communication with contractors. His practical knowledge of building components
and systems maintenance is an asset to the clients we serve.
Jeanne Spann
Financial Manager
Education: University of Massachusetts @ Lowell- BS Accounting 1976
Registration: Certified Public Accountant 1983
Business, Professional and Community Organizations Past and Present:
Member AICPA * Trinity Episcopal School Board * Board Member Girl Scouts of
Professional Experience:
Ms. Spann entered public practice in 1986 after serving as office manger for a Pine
Bluff law firm. She has served as the Nelson Architectural Group's CPA since that
time. Ms. Spann assumed the additional role of financial manager for the Nelson
Group in 2000. She also maintains her practice in Pine Bluff serving various local
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About Us:
Creating exceptional
value for our clients is at
the very core of providing
services that make their
projects successful.”
                    A.W. Nelson, Jr.