Nate joined the United States Navy directly following September 11, 2001 full of patriotism and purpose. He wanted to achieve the honor of serving his country alongside America’s best, in the SEAL Teams. Nate spent nearly a decade in the United States Navy and deployed four times in support of the Global War on Terror. As a member of SEAL Team Three, he served two combat deployments, deploying to the violent, war torn Al Anbar province, Iraq in 2006 and 2008.

After returning from Iraq, Nate served as the lead instructor for VBSS, Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure, at Naval Special Warfare Group One Training Detachment, where he coordinated and delivered realistic and challenging special operations combat training to prepare SEAL units for the difficulties of their mission on deployment.

Directly following the Navy, Nate began a career in the fire service as a Firefighter/Paramedic and quickly sought out increased responsibility. Nate served as an Acting Engineer, Acting Captain, and the Student Firefighter Coordinator. 

Following his passions for teamwork, leadership, and personal development, Nate has continued his service to others beyond the uniform. As an entrepreneur, Nate delivers value to his clients through training, events, and consulting.