Nate Smith, Solar Development Associate, Natural Resources Division
Nate Smith is the Solar Development Associate in the newly formed Natural Resources division of JDA. He is primarily responsible for the financial analysis, project feasibility, and due diligence of the re-development of JDA’s land portfolio to include renewable energy generation assets. Prior to joining JDA, Nate assisted Cypress Creek Renewables with its Project Finance, Asset Management, Corporate Finance, and Business Development functions as an MBA Intern. He began his career with Fortune 500 company Quest Diagnostics, where he spent 6 years in varying Corporate Finance and Sales Operations capacities. Nate received his Master of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Villanova University.