Nate was born and raised in Seattle. His French journey began in high school and continues to this day. While centered in the Pacific Northwest, Nate has spent time in Iowa and Texas as well as France. His partner is a French national and their one child is at NSFS–-bilingual education is important! Nate holds an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business and has held engineering, planning, and management roles in telecommunications. In his free time, Nate enjoys family, friends, and travel.