Director of Sales & Business Development

Nathan’s duties include pursuing work opportunities, exploring different markets where Vanport could add value, creating and maintaining positive customer relationships, sales, and estimating.

Nathan, Director of Business Development with Vanport Marine and Industrial, is a high-performing executive with broad business experience. Previously, Nathan was VP of Operations with a heavy mining equipment manufacturing company. Nathan has extensive experience as a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer with an impeccable record of effective leadership and production management, streamlining business development, and process improvements throughout an organization. He has demonstrated experience managing budgets, raising capital, investor relations, production management, and increasing sales. He is proficient at developing and driving strategic direction to maximize efficiency.

Nathan and his beautiful wife live in SW Portland, OR, with their (fur-babies) four dogs. Nathan is a vast food and cooking enthusiast and enjoys spending weekends at the family beach house on the Oregon coast. You might even see him taking a day trip to Hood River, OR, to enjoy a cold one with friends and family.
Favorite Quote: “If not now, then when? If not me, then who?” – Unknown