A Paintsville, KY native, Nate Haney’s entrepreneurial spirit is well-known across the state, cementing his leadership role within the Commonwealth’s political and business communities over the past decade.
As SVP, Global Affairs & Commercial Operations, Nate oversees all external affairs including marketing, government, and media relations. Additionally, Nate leads the Commercial Strategy team as Unity gears up to be a major player in the metals industry.
From his beginnings practicing state and federal administrative law at the Sullivan Law Office to now, Nate has established himself over time as a logistical entrepreneur and expert in business policy. In addition to his role as Senior Vice President of Global Affairs and Commercial Operations for Unity Aluminum, Nate remains a member of Haney and White Enterprise, a holding company for several transportation and logistics ventures.
Nate served a stint as Deputy Secretary of the Governor’s Cabinet for Kentucky, where he spearheaded two of the Governor’s flagship initiatives, including the Red-Tape Reduction initiative and Criminal Justice Reform initiative, to national acclaim and recognition.
Nate holds a J.D., Law from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, and a Master of Business Administration from Bellarmine University. He maintains a busy schedule of volunteer work for non-profit groups, including as the Finance Committee Chairman for Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR) and as an Executive Board Member for the Ashland Alliance.
He currently resides in Ashland, Kentucky, with his wife Meredith and their three children.