Nat was born in Walla Walla, WA and moved to Pasco as a young child. His family has been here since the late 40's and is well-integrated into the community. Nat grew up an entrepreneur and found multiple jobs as a child to earn money. He graduated from Pasco High School in 1963, married his high school sweetheart, Patty, went into the service spending his tour of duty in the Vietnam era. Then came home, went to Eastern Washington University and graduated with a degree in teaching. He taught for several years in Kennewick and coached wrestling. He still has a passion for wrestling and occasionally referees HS tournaments. Nat has owned several businesses throughout his lifetime, but found his passion in selling real estate. He has been selling real estate for over 12 years and has teamed with Flo Sayre as a mentor for nearly the entire time.