Nate is the Executive Coordinator for the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board. He is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Nate grew up on the Rosebud Reservation and the family ranch in Vetal, South Dakota. He enlisted in the Air Force after high school, while on active duty he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Healthcare Management from Wayland Baptist University in San Antonio, Texas.
In 2010, Nate moved back to South Dakota and completed his M.B.A with specialization in Healthcare from National American University. He also commissioned through the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology as an Engineer Officer in the South Dakota Army National Guard. Prior to joining GPTCHB in August 2016, he spent a year deployed to various locations in the middle east. Nate enjoys spending time with his family and watching San Antonio Spurs basketball.