Marketing Operations Manager
BKD CPAs & Advisors
Nathan has more than 20 years of experience promoting products and services, pitching practical ideas and providing strategic business solutions in the fields of B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, sales and public relations. As marketing operations manager for BKD, he manages the Marketing & Business Development department’s client experience program and assists with merger and acquisition efforts and client data management.
He joined BKD in 2009 to help establish the firm’s first centralized proposal team. Since then he has worked closely with firm leadership and facilitated development of the firm’s internal Sales Training Institute initiative. Nathan also oversaw the firm’s overall branding, communications, marketing and advertising efforts, and has led the firm’s talented creative, content, media, webinar, client data and proposal teams.
Prior to joining BKD, Nathan was an account manager for national, full-service advertising and marketing agencies, counting several national and international corporations among his many clients.
He is an active member of the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) and has served on the AAM Board of Directors Executive Committee as Secretary, as a Board Member at Large and on various committees. He has been recognized with a number of professional accolades and awards, including helping BKD win 13 AAM Marketing Achievement awards.
Nathan enjoys taking part in his community and volunteering with not-for-profit organizations. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Ozark Mountain Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA).
He is a 1997 graduate of Missouri State University, Springfield, with a B.S. degree in communications management.