Nathaniel Tate has a diverse background with over 30 years of television production experience. His career began as a co-founder of Albany Education Television in Albany, New York where he produced numerous educational video programs for adult education. After serving in Albany for several years Mr. Tate made the move to Virginia Beach, VA to work at CBN as a Unit Manager where he was soon promoted to the role of Director of Engineering. During his tenure at CBN he assisted in the building of a television station in the Middle East and was involved in other television related activities for CBN in Israel, southern Lebanon and also Europe.
Dallas Texas then became the next step in his career, Nathaniel became an executive for a non-profit organization in Dallas where he oversaw the construction of a 7900-seat event center, developed a 400-acre planned community and a private school which depicted Williamsburg styled architecture. He also spear-headed an initial food project in Kenya and was a consultant and board member for an organization in Guatemala where a video production studio was completed and staff were trained to run the studio.
He later became the Chief Operating Officer for the Foundation for Community Empowerment in Dallas, Texas and was the CEO for Frazier Revitalization which assisted under-served communities in Dallas.
After serving with the foundation Nathaniel decided to return the arena of video production full time and opened the Nathan Lawrence Group. Mr. Tate has earned 2 Pinnacle awards for exemplary work in post production and has published two books on management and leadership for non-profit and religious organizations.
He lives with his family in Dallas.
Ms. Tate followed in her father's footsteps (Nat Tate) and has over 15 years of video production experience which includes segment producer for a national religious broadcast, floor managing as well as script writing episodes for the cartoon series Chubby Cubbies, which is featured on a Smile Of A Child Network and is soon to be a DVD feature.
As the producer and project manager for the Nathan Lawrence Group, Ms. Tate covers all areas of the pre and post production phases.
Ms Tate has also created Melimagine Productions, a division of the Nathan Lawrence Group, which focuses on creating faith-based and inspirational programs for youth. She is currently working on an action-adventure/fantasy audio series in development.
Melissa is a proud Communications graduate of Old Dominion University.