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MEET YOUR STATE’S CARRY THE TORCH LEADERSHIP TEAM​​

Todd Nelson (Class of 1993)

I graduated Southeastern in 1993 with a major in Pastoral Ministries with Church Business Administration. I’m currently a financial advisor with Edward Jones. I reside in Spring Hill (Nashville), TN with my wife of 26 years, Renée (Clifton)—whom I met while at Southeastern. We have 4 children. I am still an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God. My time at SEC (Southeastern College) was instrumental in that I gained a solid Biblical worldview from which I made my life and career choices. I started out as a pastor, but my role as a financial advisor allows me to still serve others as I would want to be served. SEC is what taught me that principle. My favorite memories of SEC are the parking lot potholes that swallowed cars, the 11:15 p.m. curfews, the no shorts before 3:00 p.m. rule, the no mixed bathing rule, and busting my roommates for curfew violation when I was a Resident Assistant. SEC set me on the course for many of my life events. I’ve served as youth pastor, lead pastor, church planter, and also went on numerous short-term mission trips. But beyond ministry, SEC equipped me to be a better husband, father, and businessman.

Want to join our Carry the Torch Leadership Team?

Do you…

Love your alma mater?
Have a passion for the mission of Southeastern University?
Want to see alumni events in your state?
Want to help grow the ministry of your Alumni Association?
Want to invest in the current students at Southeastern?

 We are looking for 5 to 8 alumni in each state to form Carry the Torch Teams

We love to hear from you! Contact us at the Alumni Relations office: alumni@seu.edu or 863.667.5400.