Nate Copeland

Director of Intelligence Services

Nate is an inclusive executive experienced in organizational leadership, strategy development, leadership development, employee engagement, championing of diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational culture development, leadership of high performing teams, operations management, P&L leadership, customer relationship development, business winning practices, and providing world class services for Federal customers.

Nate’s experience is an interesting blend of GovCon and people/culture development. As a career-long geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) professional (nearly 40 years), he serves on the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) Board of Directors, is a life member of both the USGIF and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), and a member of the Intelligence National Security Alliance (INSA). Throughout his career he has led high performing organizations- both in uniform and in industry. Nate is personally vested in the development of the GEOINT analytic profession through his involvement with USGIF- having served on the Tradecraft and Professional Development Committee, GEOINT Certification Working Group, GEOINT Symposium Planning Committee, Small Business Advisory Working Group, and the NGA Advisory Working Group. He was also a contributor to the USGIF 2015 and 2016 State of GEOINT Reports.

Nate has also personally invested in his passion for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. He is a founding member of USGIF’s Building Respect, Inclusion and Diversity for the GEOINT Enterprise (BRIDGE) Working Group. He received a certificate in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University, a certificate in Employing Abilities at Work from SHRM, and is a Certified Culture Facilitator, earned  from Veritas Culture.  He received a Bachelor of Sciences in Biology from Shenandoah University, where he also serves on the Alumni Board of Directors.

Last updated on: January 4, 2024