Speaker Bio

Nathaniel Hussey

Director of Business Acceleration at Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation

PitchFork Challenge Judge

Natty’s grandfather started businesses in landscaping, and auto repair and maintenance. His mother has a gardening business and his father founded a private middle school. Natty has lived through the ups and downs that are part of the entrepreneurial family’s life. He is acutely aware of the stress and pain points, but also relishes in the positive energy and potential found in the entrepreneurial spirit. Prior to joining BDCC, Natty worked with distressed businesses across the country, assisting them in strategic turn around and distressed sale scenarios. Prior to that he worked in public education where he found the entrepreneurial type creativity exuded by his students. During his 3 year stint in Macedonia, as a Peace Corps volunteer, Natty worked in the Community Development sector as well as taught English as a foreign language. Natty completed a PSM at Antioch University NE in Environmental Studies; Resource Management and Conservation, with a certificate in GIS. He received a BA in History and Minor in Political Science at MCLA, North Adams Mass. As a resident, he currently sits on the Greenfield Planning Board, and one day hopes to create a community education youth program in the city. Natty is interested in back yard gardening, silviculture, and exercise.

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