Rigging Lab Academy Instructor | Co-Managing Director
Nate is a Co-Managing Director of Elevated Safety, a SPRAT certified Level 3 supervisor and directs training and rope access arms of Elevated Safety. Nate is also a Lieutenant with the Palatine Fire Department, a member of the department Technical Rescue Team (TRT), head of the MABAS Division 1 TRT Training Committee, a Rescue Team Manager for IL Task Force 1 overseeing all rope operations for the Task Force.
Nate began instructing for Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA)’s technical rescue programs and has been a lead instructor at FDIC for Tower Rescue HOT Class since 2017.
When not working with rope systems, Nate is usually found out coaching one of his three kid’s sports or training for and competing in Ironman Triathlons or other endurance events.
Elevated Safety was founded to educate anyone who works with their feet off the ground in safe practices that ensure they make it home safely. We accomplish this through high-quality education and training, in accordance with established standards and safe practices.
In the years since we began, our reputation and experience have taken us across the U.S. and internationally. Our staff is passionate about rope access and maintaining safety in the workplace. Elevated Safety remains active in the rope access community through continued training, service on SPRAT committees, and as members of professional organizations.
Elevated Safety is committed to safety: we work to ensure that everyone makes it home to their families after every job.