Nate has spent over a decade in sales, operations and leadership. Nate served as the sales leader for a St. Louis start up that had a private equity exit after that he went on to work with some of the largest companies in the states of Missouri and Kansas as a representative for Oracle. Missing the small business world he met success with a small software company that specialized in the energy sector. Feeling the need to start his own business he joined up with life long friend Charlie. Nate’s passion for small business and wanting to see owner grow on their terms is something that drives him every day.
In his free time Nate enjoys spending time with his wife and and two kids, working out, and being outside.
Charlie spent five years and four deployments serving as a Rifle Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer with both the 82nd Airborne Division and 3rd Ranger Battalion during Operation Enduring Freedom. Charlie’s military honors include three Bronze Stars. He has been the Board Chair of US Vets – Missouri since 2012. Charlie earned a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2006, and a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2013.
Free2Grow exists to help the small business owners, owner/operators and other service based companies grow through handling back office tasks that frees up the business to focus on service fulfillment.