Nelson Glass Company

Serving the commercial and residential market since 1966.

  • Custom In-House Fabrication
  • Experienced OSHA-Certified Field Team
  • Fast Installation & Minimal Interruption
  • Competitive Pricing To Meet Your Budget
  • Delivering Today’s Most Demanding Projects

About Nelson Glass

Nelson Glass Company was founded in 1966 by Fred A. Nelson, Sr. and Frank A. Dickinson. In 1975 his Father, co-founder Fred A. Nelson Sr., retired and current President and CEO, Fred A. Nelson Jr., began his tenure at Nelson Glass. In 2016 co-founder, Frank A. Dickinson, retired and passed the torch to his two sons, Frank A. Dickinson Jr. and Thomas N. Dickinson.

Fred A. Nelson, Jr. / President & CEO

Fred has over 40 years experience as the managing shareholder of Nelson Glass Company. During his time at Nelson Glass, he has developed the company into one of the most well-respected glazing subcontracting firms in the Southeast increasing gross sales by over 700%. Fred holds a B.S. and M.B.A. from the University of Alabama.

Frank A. Dickinson, Jr. / Vice-President

Frank, or Bubba, began working for Nelson Glass full-time in 1986. Starting as a glazier’s apprentice, he quickly became a finished glazier and superintendent. Bubba became our company's Field Superintendent in 1998 — utilizing over 30 years of unmatched efficiency, experience and expertise in the glass and glazing industry to manage over 50 contract glazing employees.

Thomas N. Dickinson / Vice-President-Secretary

Thomas, or Tommy, began working for Nelson Glass in 2003. Trained as both a project manager and estimator, he now handles all preconstruction services and oversees our team of project managers. Tommy holds a B.A. from the University of Alabama and Juris Doctor from the Birmingham School of Law.

Fred A. Nelson, III / Project Manager & Estimating

Fred, also known as Freddie, joined Nelson Glass in 2003 as a Project Manager. As a part of our team, he helps our commercial clients with detailed project estimates, plans project needs and executes successful project management by working closely with our field operations team. Freddie holds a B.S. from the University of Alabama.

Mark A. Nelson / Project Manager & Estimating

Mark joined Nelson Glass in 2008 and has a certification in Green-Advantage Environmental Building. He's responsible for helping clients with bids and ensuring a smooth transition from project start to completion. Mark holds a B.S. in Commerce and Administration from the University of Alabama.