Nate was diagnosed with CMT more than 20 years ago, but only recently began experiencing increased physical issues from it. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his girlfriend Carmen and his cat Lefty. He moved to Austin in 1991 to attend the University of Texas, where he got his accounting degree. Nate enjoys walking, gardening, collecting Macs, collecting old staplers, listening to music, collecting comics, playing Wii golf, and soup. He also enjoys joking around and being positive. He has worked at Apple for the last 17 years and is currently a system testing lead. Nate is excited to help start a new branch in Austin to spread awareness of CMTA resources and to provide a forum for to the CMT community to share information.