Credit Unions Specialist


Nate Townsend
SVP, Director
Credit Unions

As a Senior Vice President within our Credit Union & CUSO practice, Nate Townsend leverages his market expertise and consultative approach to build value on behalf of Credit Unions across the Great Lakes and Midwest.  Nate’s engagements have included executive positions, business line leaders, and skilled individual contributor roles for credit unions ranging from $100MM to $60B in assets, as well as a variety of CUSOs . Positions primarily fall within commercial, residential and consumer lending, credit, risk, audit, technology, compliance, retail, marketing, finance and accounting, and operations.

Prior to joining Smith & Wilkinson, Nate held various sales, consulting, and business development roles specializing in creating sustained value for financial institutions and government municipalities.  Nate earned a B.B.A from Ohio University in Athens, OH with a focus on Marketing & Sales. Originally from Akron, OH, he now lives in Saco, ME with his partner Carly and their dog, Ruby. For fun, they love to get outside, explore, and take advantage of everything this great state has to offer.


Nate Townsend