Nelson Schmidt Celebrates 45 Years of Agency Success

MILWAUKEE – (September 27, 2016) Tuesday, September 27, 2016 marks 45 years of business for Nelson Schmidt Inc., a full-service, independent marketing communications agency with offices in Milwaukee and Madison. Founded in 1971 as the Ken Schmidt Company and then purchased by Dan Nelson, Sr. in 1988 when it was rebranded Nelson Schmidt Inc., the third generation agency is now owned by Dan Nelson, Jr. who purchased the company in 2012.

“It feels incredible to have contributed to a successful business that has thrived and grown over the past 45 years,” said Dan Nelson, Sr. “I am tremendously proud of my son for purchasing the business from me and molding Nelson Schmidt into the leading independent agency that it is today.”

Dan Nelson, Jr. elaborated on his father’s sentiments, saying, “The success of this business can only be credited to the contributions of our numerous employees and the confidence placed in us by all our clients over the last 45 years. We would not be where we are today without every single one of them.”

The agency will be holding a small, private celebration to commemorate the day. To learn more about Nelson Schmidt, its work and employment opportunities, please visit

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® Nelson Schmidt Inc. is an independent full-service marketing agency with offices in downtown Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin. The agency is one of the World’s Leading Independent Agencies in 2016 according to Campaign magazine and thenetworkone, and serves U.S. and international clients within select considered purchase industries. Nelson Schmidt is a member of MAGNET, the Marketing & Advertising Global Network, ANA/BMA and PRSA. For more information visit