Meet the Board: Nathaniel Shelso – Treasurer



Nathaniel lived his early childhood years in Iowa and South Dakota and came to Memphis in the 8th grade. After graduating from high school, he moved to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee and has since adopted it as his hometown.</p>

After graduating from UT with majors in both economics and finance, Nathaniel ventured into the financial services industry. He started working for Clayton Bank &amp; Trust in 2012, which was later acquired by FirstBank. He has had several roles at FirstBank, which include overseeing a team of property managers to sell foreclosed property, implementing a facilities management plan, retail process improvement, retail banking analyst and is currently a Relationship Manger in the Private Banking department.

Nathaniel lives with his longtime partner, Chelsea, and their dog, Gus. Nathaniel enjoys hiking, camping, trail running, local breweries, current events, politics, and local issues. Nathaniel has volunteered with the Tennessee Victory 2018 Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 2020 Renee Hoyos for US House, Keep Knoxville Beautiful, and the East Tennessee Community Design Center.