Ep. 187 – Smart City Locating COO, Nathan Lenahan

Nov 13, 2021

Our guest today is the COO of Smart City Locating, Nathan Lenahan.

Nathan Lenahan joined Smart City in January 2020. In his role as COO, Nathan drives vision and strategy at Smart City, cross-functionally leading departments such as Sales, Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships for the company.

Nathan garnered success in previous roles where he managed revenue portfolios of more than $200M, built large teams, and optimized business operations to support rapid growth. Prior to joining Smart City, Nathan was a VP and General Manager over the

Texas and Mountain West territories for WeWork where he grew the region from two to more than 50 locations. Before this, he served as a senior leader in the Texas Army National Guard and also launched a property management company that he later sold in 2017.

Nathan holds a Bachelor’s in Facility & Property Management from Brigham Young University, and an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin.

Outside of Smart City, Nathan stays connected to his roots in the military as a Veteran Mentor for Veterati and Advisory Board Member for Skills After Service. He enjoys spending time with his family and recently launched a business with his kids called Duty Not Reward.


In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • Nathan’s experience with the military, his MBA and WeWork and how they layer in his current role as COO 
  • How Smart City Locating adapted during the 2020 pandemic 
  • How the current team reacted to Nathan when he joined an already established team 
  • How Nathan makes a personal connection with his team 
  • Nathan meeting the CEO the first time after being hired



Connect with Nathan Lenahan: LinkedIn 

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Written By Cameron Herold

Written By Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE CEO WHISPERER. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth. Cameron’s built a dynamic consultancy: his current clients include a “Big 4” wireless carrier and a monarchy. What do his clients say they like most about him? He isn’t a theory guy—they like that Cameron speaks only from experience. He earned his reputation as the CEO Whisperer by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. Cameron is a top-rated international speaker and has been paid to speak in 26 countries. He is also the top-rated lecturer at EO/MIT’s Entrepreneurial Masters Program and a powerful and effective speaker at Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer leadership events around the world.