Nate is the eldest son in a family of 10 children, He is the proud uncle of 49 nieces and nephews and father to his sweet 7-year-old daughter, Eden.
Nate has a BA in Construction Management, with a minor in Business, from Brigham Young University. He is a national real estate investor and CEO of Keller Capital. He is a Producer and Director for Utah’s Stars & Friends. Recent productions include: Dolly Parton and Idina Menzel. Proceeds have gone to benefit the Elizabeth Smart Foundation and Operation Underground Railroad.
Nate has been the Stage Manager for the Stadium of Fire Talent Search and the Freedom Festival Patriotic Service, and he recently co-founded a new concert concept called CineStage, bringing live music performances to local movie theaters. Nate has been the Master of Ceremonies for many local events including the Days of 47 Pageant, CVX Live YouTube Convention, the Miss Orem Pageant, the Wasatch Christmas Concert, and the Institute of American Music Fiddle Fest. He has served as a judge for the Days of 47 Pageant as well as the Miss Saratoga Springs Pageant.
Nate is a mentor for Utah Valley University students through the Center for Advanced Leadership. He is a member of the Provo City Foundation Advisory Board, assisting the Mayor of Provo with large city projects. Nate is the founder and host for Conservative Conversations, encouraging an open conversation about important national issues. Recent guest speakers include: Jon Huntsman Jr., former Governor of Utah and Ambassador to Singapore, Russia, and China; and Burgess Owens, Utah’s newest Federal Congressman.
Nate is currently playing the stringed bass in the Utah Valley Symphony and serves as President of their Board of Directors. He has performed as a banjo player in numerous International Folk Festivals around the world representing the USA in more than 30 countries on 5 continents. He is the founder and Executive Director for the American Folk Ensemble and the American Folk Institute.