Nate Echelberger embodies Austin's vibrant and eclectic spirit! However, his journey here began in the heartland of Iowa. A proud alumnus of Iowa State University, Nate's time at the university instilled in him a strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity and a thirst for adventure. After earning a business degree from Iowa State, Nate's life has been a tapestry of diverse experiences and accomplishments. He was a founding member of Gateway Church and served as the men's pastor at Hill Country Bible Church, guiding and inspiring others on their spiritual journey. Additionally, Nate was an entrepreneur in the car wash industry, is a black belt in jiu-jitsu, loves to ski and backpack, and is a competition BBQ chef. Nate finds strength and support in his family life. He has been happily married to his wife, Sarah, since 2003. Together, they have four children Breck, Ridge, Eve and Stone.
Why did you choose to join Search? I joined Search staff because of the amazing brotherhood of Search men around the country doing what I also felt called to do: go all out after the one.