Nathan was born in Dyer in 1978 and spent most of his early years there. His first job, his first kiss, and his first car.

Nathan worked for the Tri-City Reporter through High School — he graduated in 1997.

In Memphis…

Nathan moved to Memphis to attend Rhodes College in the fall of 1997. While living and learning in Memphis, Nathan was exposed to the wonders of a multi-cultural city.

Looking for work over his four years in Memphis, Nathan managed to hoo-doo folks at the Center for Southern Folklore, The Orpheum Theatre, Time Warner Communications, and Dillards and convinced them all to hire him (at least once).

His experiences working for the Orpheum and for the Center for Southern Folklore were truly life changing.

Back in Dyer …

Given the opportunity, Nathan took the chance to move back to his home town when he was offered a job working in technology and communications. Never one to sit idle, Nathan is involved in various community organizations and charities.

Answering a call to public service, Nathan was elected to the Dyer Board of Aldermen in 2004, re-elected in 2008, and 20012. In May of 2013, he was appointed City Recorder for the City of Dyer, Tennessee. He’s a past and current director of the Greater Gibson County Area Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Gibson County Tourism Committee.

Keeping busy …

A full life is a fun life and Nathan’s been burning the candle at both ends for as long as he can remember.

Church …

He attends Grace United Methodist Church sort of regularly. He may be also be found visiting any number of Methodist churches throughout the Memphis Conference. Nathan sings in the choir and tries to make himself useful. He’s also been involved in youth ministry in the Brownsville District of the UMC serving on the Conference Youth Council (as Brownsville District Youth Coordinator). He’s a past member of the Brownsville District Council on Ministries and the Committee on Superintendency.

Friends …

Life is nothing without good friends and Nathan has some of the best. Weekends find him all over West Tennessee (and sometimes much farther afield) dining, dancing, and making merry.

With some close friends in 2006, Nathan took ball-room dancing. He’s been looking for a steady dance partner since then, but anyone will do in a pinch… and Nathan’s a great teacher.

Family …

In a time when the meaning of Family seems to be eroding day-by-day, Nathan’s rock-solid family continues to be a cornerstone of his life. Mom (a teacher for more than 35 years) and Dad (industrialist, real-estate mogul, public servant, and raconteur) are his best friends. His 27 year-old brother has never been a rival, has sometimes been a project, and has always been a joy.