Nathan Gerhardt − Associate General Counsel and Director of Product Regulatory Compliance
How long have you been with the Company?
What inspired you to do what you do?
I enjoy learning and taking on new challenges. One of my favorite inspirational quotes, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
What do you like about working for Omega Protein?
Collegiate atmosphere, can-do spirit, and the variety of products/operations.
Professional History and Accomplishments
Graduated from University of Washington with BA in Political Science, commissioned in U.S. Navy, served 5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, resigned commission and completed joint JD/MBA program at University of Oregon (go PAC 12!), worked in private law firms in Portland, OR, moved to an in-house position and served as General Counsel for Northwest Natural Products, Inc. (makers of L’il Critters Gummy Vites), joined Omega Protein Corp. in June 2013.
Something interesting about me…
I served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for over 5 years and was stationed in Pascagoula, MS (downwind from the Moss Point facility). I also enjoy traveling and have visited 18 foreign countries (and counting).