Assistant Secretary for Administration
Keith Nelson is the Assistant Secretary for Administration.
Keith brings a diverse background in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining DOT, he served as a senior consultant with LMI, where he led multiple multi-million dollar projects for the U.S. House of Representatives, Homeland Security, Department of State, Veterans Affairs, and the General Services Administration.
In the public sector, he was the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Chief Human Capital Officer for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In this role, he oversaw HUD’s human resources, facilities, security and grants management. Prior to his time at HUD, Keith worked at the Department of Labor as Associate Deputy Secretary for Management. Keith has an MBA from UCLA, a Master’s of Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Texas at Austin.