As the spirited leader of PeopleMatter, a purpose driven company, Nate is passionate about changing the way employers and employees interact in the workplace, and making it better. He is driven to provide team members, including his own, with a rewarding workplace experience that values creativity and continuous innovation. Nate possesses over 10 years of sales, operations and marketing leadership in the human resources and benefits software space.
Prior to founding PeopleMatter, Nate was a principal at Battery Park Ventures, focusing on advising healthcare and technology clients on emerging trends. He served as Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Benefitfocus from the early days as a startup to its rise as the largest employer benefits provider in the US where he led consistent triple-digit, year-over-year growth. Throughout his career, Nate has consistently created, launched and executed unique sales, operational and marketing strategies for SaaS business models and developed teams that yielded remarkable results.
In addition to creating a company that industry analyst firm Brandon-Hall touted as “The only life cycle management solution out there for the service industry,” Nate was recently recognized as the 2011 “Top Up-and-Coming Entrepreneur” by TiE Atlanta—the southeast chapter of the world’s largest non-profit organization for entrepreneurs. Nate is an avid offshore fisherman, private pilot, an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and a board member for the Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation.