Strategic Partnerships Inc. (SPI) Consultant Nate LaMar is a multilingual international business development executive and government relations consultant. He has spent 24 years in international management capacities and has provided government relations services. He currently serves as a director of the Henry County Rural Electric Membership Cooperative. He also is an occasional university guest lecturer.
A former elected official, Nate served as president of Henry County Council in Indiana and on Indiana’s State Workforce Innovation Council. Before that, he was board president of the Eastern Indiana Development District and was elected as one of two board members representing the Great Lakes states on the National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC), a public-private partnership of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He now serves NADEC as an Advisory Board member.
Nate’s areas of expertise include K-12 education, higher education, rural issues, economic development, and working with Regional Planning Organizations.
While on U.S. Army active duty, he served in Germany, Jordan, the Pentagon, and had other assignments. He now serves as a West Point recruiter for East, Central, and Southeastern Indiana.
Nate earned a bachelor’s in Middle Eastern studies and general engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a Master of Business Administration in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a German Linguist Certificate from the Defense Language Institute.