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Vote March 8 - Village Council Seat 2

Wellington Village Council Seat 2

35 Year Wellington Resident...

A Long History of Community Involvement, Support and Accomplishments

Wellington Village Council Seat 2

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Here’s what you need to know about him and his 35 years as a Wellington resident:

  • Lead the Premier teams for Food for Families (Feeding South Florida Wellington), The Senior Lunch & Learn with the Village of Wellington Program, the 2500 Backpack Challenge, Toys for Kids and Premier Family Health’s first-time participation in the Village Holiday Parade. Has assured that the Premier team participates annually in Winterfest.
  • Certified Veterans Administration Community Care Network Provider.
  • As a man of personal integrity, equal opportunity, and faith:
  • For the past 10 years has mentored men in prison through the Kyrex Men’s Prison Ministry.
  • Member of “The Gathering of Men”, the largest Christian men’s organization in Palm beach County.
  • Member of Christ Fellowship Church.
  • Contributes and continues the Wellington Diversity and Inclusion Initiative.
  • Consults nationally to business and nonprofit organizations on diversity issues and initiatives.
  • As a Wellington resident:
  • Longest serving President of Wellington Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board.
  • Served on Board of Directors for Western Communities Football League and Orange Bowl Committee for youth football serving Palm beach, Broward, and Dade counties.
  • Coordinated with Dorsainvil Foundation to raise $50,000 and send medical response to Haiti from Wellington following 2010 earthquake.
  • As a business leader and President/COO Premier Family Health:
  • Established the first Covid testing site with local government for all western communities.
  • Responsible for vetting and placement of Wellington’s first, and only, medical marijuana dispensary.
  • Supports high school students through the creation and oversight of community internship programs.
  • Leads and has grown a culturally diverse staff of employees for the largest primary care practice in Palm Beach County.
My Vision & Mission

What I Believe

Corporate leaders should strive for participation in their community.  I’ve spent 34 years doing just that.  Today, I’m well prepared and anxious to be your voice and do something significant for you as an elected Wellington Village Council member.

What I'll Do

Continue to improve the high standards of operation that the current Council has established.

Improve medical services for all residents of Wellington, especially seniors and underserved communities.

Recognize and make improvements in the marginal housing and neighborhoods of Wellington.

Maximize the continuing initiatives for Veterans in our community.

Accelerate and continue education and implementation of the Inclusion and Diversity initiative.

Continue to grow and support redevelopment of existing businesses and provide opportunities for new businesses in Wellington. Expand local job opportunity.

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Short Biography

Tony Nelson has spent 35 years as a Wellington resident contributing his business, civic engagement, and personal life to the community.

Educated at Eckerd College, he began his professional life in the insurance industry as an expert in underwriting and risk management. This culminated in global reach as vice President of Profits/Chief Underwriter for the Caribbean affiliate of American Bankers Insurance Group. Tony then formed his own Nelson Risk Services in 2001 and for the next 12 years was Director of Risk Management at the historical Palm Beach Breakers Hotel. In 2016, he joined Premier Family Health to serve Wellington and surrounding communities where he presently leads the business as President/COO.

Throughout his accomplished business history, Tony has believed that corporate leaders should strive for active community participation. His efforts have centered around providing equal opportunities for the children of his community. He has volunteered as vice president of Western Community Football Leagues, Orange Bowl Committee for Youth Football and President of Wellington Boys and Girls Club.

Tony is married to his lovely wife, Evelyn, and together have raised their children and grandchildren in Wellington.

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