Nate began is career at Kennedy Valve as an Accounting Clerk, and rose to the level of Assistant Controller. Following four years in the Finance Department his attentions turned to the Kennedy’s Lean/Continuous Improvement transformation in the role of Lean Manager. Over a period of two years he lead the implementation of the Kennedy’s overall lean strategy. Since 2011 Nate has held ever increasing roles of responsibility on the operational side of Kennedy Valve; which have lead to his current role as VP/GM.
Nate graduated from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania in 2004 with a B.S. in Accounting. In 2017 he earned is Master of Business Administration from Capella University. Nate serves on the Board of Directors for Southern Tier Economic Growth, The Alliance for Manufacturing and Technology (AM&T), and the United Way of the Southern Tier of New York.
Nate currently resides in Middlebury Center, PA with his wife and two sons.