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Nate Heeren

Managing Director

Nate Heeren leads the National Private Equity practice at Riveron. This group is tasked with expanding the firm’s private equity presence across service offerings and leading some of the firm’s largest and most established PE relationships.

Riveron’s growth has afforded me the opportunity to have a meaningful role in building a first-rate business advisory firm. The Riveron platform not only provides our professionals exposure to new and different experiences, but also fosters the ability to succeed in those opportunities.


Throughout his career at Riveron, Nate Heeren has held a multitude of leadership positions and led critical growth initiatives, including geographic expansion and leadership (New York, Denver, Minneapolis) as well as private equity business development. As leader of the firm’s National Private Equity practice, his responsibilities include driving firm-wide expansion and outsized growth among private equity prospects and established clients alike.

Before joining Riveron, Nate spent several years in accounting and financial leadership roles. This included leading complex client service engagements focused on financial due diligence, integration, carve-outs, project management, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow management, and financial reporting. Nate has significant experience with private middle-market companies across a variety of industries including manufacturing, software, technology services, aviation, oil and gas, and healthcare. He is a former CPA.

Nate is a Chicago native, residing in Denver with his wife and daughters. He is an avid fly fisherman, golfer, and art enthusiast. Nate began his career at EY in the Audit and Transaction Advisory Services practices. Additionally, he served as a Director at FTI Consulting.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science in Accountancy, DePaul University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan