Nate Kline is a consultant and the publisher of GreenBldgBlog.com. He is particularly adept at financial and strategic analysis and has developed recent expertise in green building/renewable energy. Knowledgeable in many other industries, Nate has done sales and marketing for small businesses and startups and worked on large transactions both as an advisor and as a principal. Formerly, at Fortress Investment Group, he specialized in evaluating, acquiring and managing the groups’ transportation investments (5 deals worth over $9 billion). Before this, he worked on mergers & acquisitions at Merrill Lynch, completing several domestic and international transactions worth $15 billion. Nate graduated concurrently with a B.S. in Finance and a B.A. in Economics with Honors as a Schreyer Scholar from Pennsylvania State University in 2003. In 2008, Nate co-founded the Lions on Wall Street Alumni Society and serves on its Board of Directors.