Gene Nelson joined Block & Company, Inc., Realtors in April 2019 as Acting Chief Operating Officer. Gene was named Chief Operating Officer in October 2019, he will be responsible for supporting the execution of the company's future business operation plans. He will work to streamline/improve the company's efficiencies and financial future by reviewing structure and job responsibilities. Gene will also act as a change agent to look at new processes/procedures.
Gene comes to Block & Company with over 30 years of experience at Hallmark Cards' Kansas City Headquarters where he worked in various leadership positions. Gene also worked at Sprint and most recently was the Director of Operations at Winco.
Gene is a longtime resident of Overland Park, Kansas where he lives with his wife, Barbara. The couple has three daughters; Kasey, Linsey, and Amanda. Gene is a member of the Church of Ascension and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. In his spare time, Gene enjoys an occasional round of golf and keeping his lawn to "his" standards. He is a fan of the Kansas City Royals, and both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Green Bay Packers.