Sales Manager, Distribution
Nate is a 2nd Generation wood floor mechanic. He started holding cords and sweeping floors at the ripe young age of 12 and has been a woody ever since. After graduating from college with a degree in Business Management, he went back to the bay area of California to become a journeyman installer/sand and finish mechanic. He ran his dad’s crews for several years before moving to Oregon and starting his sales career.
Nate sold, bought and designed a prefinished floor line for a small importer, before becoming the VP of Sales. After 9 years he left to join a finish and adhesive company as Territory Rep and later had the opportunity to become the Wood Product Manager for a large NAFCD flooring distributor. He left to start his own consulting business, and now is a Sales Manager for Valentus Specialty Chemicals. Along the way he has earned the NWFA Certified Professional degrees in: Installation, Sand and Finish, Sales and is an NWFA Certified Inspector. He also sits on the NWFACP Board of Directors.