Nelda J. Connors is Founder, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Pine Grove Holdings, LLC, which operates growth oriented manufacturing companies that offer original equipment, manufactured and remanufactured products, and after market services. Previously, Connors served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atkore International Inc. Atkore, formerly the Electrical and Metal Products division of Tyco International, became a privately- held company in December 2010. Prior to that, Connors served as Vice President at Eaton Corporation where she held several positions in operations, continuous improvement, and general management. Prior to joining Eaton, Connors was employed in a number of executive capacities in the automotive industry.
Connors is a Trustee for the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Arts.
Connors holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton.