As a senior consultant Nate has extensive experience with all of Continuum Advisory Group’s primary customer groups including pipeline companies, utilities, contractors, engineering firms, building material suppliers and homebuilders. Highlights of his work include several engagements focused on analyzing material type and leak data for pipeline operators, utilities and LDCs across the country. He has unparalleled knowledge of federal, state, and other regulatory or statutorily filed databases and how to turn this data into information and then knowledge for his clients.
In the building material space Nate has worked closely with multiple Fortune 500 companies to analyze their customers’ needs and craft strategies to grow their businesses. He has conducted extensive primary and secondary research to help these clients identify opportunities and execute strategies to grow market share in highly competitive environments. Nate also spent six years developing and improving Continuum Advisory Group’s cost management services which have helped many of the nation’s largest home builders save millions in direct cost.
Nate’s insights are in great demand and his prolific writing and research is published in Pipeline & Gas Journal, Utility Contractor, Energy Pulse, and similar industry periodicals. He annually prepares an overview and forecast of the utility construction market for utility contractors and both researched and authored several professional articles, including Surviving in Scarcity: Success in 2014 Depends on Achieving Growth despite Limited Resources, A Test of Courage: 2013 Utility Outlook, and Powering American Competitiveness: The 2012 Utility Construction Outlook.
Nate’s 10 years of helping firms attack issues relating to strategy, construction cost management, and operational performance are of great value to his clients. He began his career working with a condominium developer and builder in the mountains of Colorado focusing on areas of finance, accounting and marketing. After receiving his MBA he joined FMI Corporation, a management consulting firm focused on the construction industry. He not only identifies weakness and performance improvement potential, he provides hands on help to his clients where he resolves these challenges.
Nate holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan.