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FINN Partners Promotes Nate West to Partner

February 23, 2024

NASHVILLE, TENN., Independent marketing and communications firm FINN Partners has named Nate West, a leader in its Southeast health group, Partner. A long-tenured FINN employee, West is pivotal to the development and execution of communications campaigns for the agency’s extensive roster of health clients.

“Nate has been tremendously successful leading our Southeast health team and advancing complex initiatives and programs for a spectrum of clients,” said Beth S. Courtney, Managing Partner for FINN Partners in the Southeast. “Nate is a selfless and strategic colleague, leader and mentor; his promotion to partner is well-deserved.”

“Nate’s leadership has been critical to our continued success in advancing our market share in provider services, digital health, wellness and other important segments of the health ecosystem,” said Fern Lazar, Managing Partner and Global Health Practice leader. “His collaborative approach with both clients and colleagues builds trust that leads to enduring relationships and measurable programmatic results.”

West spent the first eight years of his career at FINN, beginning as an account coordinator in 2008 and reaching the position of director of client services in 2015. In 2017, West became director of communications for the Tennessee Wildlife Federation, where he managed communications strategy to support fundraising, government relations and public engagement for five years. West rejoined FINN Partners in 2021 as a vice president in the Health Practice and has focused on providing strategic communications for health companies, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Tivity Health, and Interwell Health.

West is a graduate of Murray State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and advertising. He lives in East Nashville with his wife and two children and is a member of the nonprofit organization Friends of Shelby Park. He was named to the Nashville Emerging Leaders class of 2022.

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