Nate joined CVA in 2013, and leads CVA's business development efforts. Prior to joining CVA, Nate led business development for GHP Horwath (a top 10 CPA firm in Colorado) and GHPIA (a registered investment/advisory firm with over $750M in assets). In this role Nate worked with entrepreneurs, mid-market companies and large corporations. Prior to GHP, Nate worked with Lazard Middle Market investment bank, where he worked closely on over 40 middle market transactions. Nate also helped a closely held financial consulting company grow to over $45 million in revenues, and also served in the public sector, working in the City and County of Denver – Mayor's Office of Economic Development. Nate serves on the board of directors for Association for Corporate Growth (ACG-Denver) and Big Brothers Big Sisters and is actively involved with Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network and Colorado Companies to Watch.