Al Nielsen

Executive Team
Senior Vice President Data Center Implementation

Al has over 35 years’ experience in Mission Critical Facilities, Commercial and Corporate Real Estate. He is a proven leader and innovative solution provider with extensive experience in managing teams of employees and vendors in critical environments.

Prior to joining CPG, Al spent 23 years as Vice President, Corporate Services at AOL/Verizon, serving in numerous Real Estate capacities, including leading the Mission Critical team through rapid growth and development of data centers. Al was responsible for managing over $300M of data center design, construction and operations and developing key talent in the mission critical operations field.
Al has extensive training in mechanical and electrical systems including Environmental Technology - NVCC, Systems Maintenance Administrator - BOMI and is a licensed NIULPE - 3rd Class Steam Engineer

Al has served on numerous boards including:

Past President – CoreNet Global - Mid Atlantic Chapter
Past Director - Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce
Past Chair - Loudoun School Business Partnership
Past Director - Prince William County Economic Development
Past Director - Dulles Corridor Rail Association