Connell Insurance

Our Team

Nate Garrett, MSFS®, CAP®

Benefits & Commercial Insurance Consultant

Nate Garrett brings a valuable and unique background of experience and education to help clients protect, improve and grow business operations.  Nate earned a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management & Insurance from Missouri State University, and has earned a Master of Science in Financial Services® as well as the professional designation of Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, both from The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mar, PA.  He has also previously held the Series 6 and Series 63 variable securities licenses.

Nate managed an American Family Insurance agency in Pittsburg, KS and after 6 years transitioned to Pittsburg State University as Director of Planned Giving and Director of Development for the College of Education.  Nate continues to build on his strong desire to help non-profit organizations as well as schools, cities and counties.  Nate has also been a business broker, assisting business owners to successfully market and sell their business.  Nate has also had several businesses of his own and has since sold them to new owners.  In addition, he has been a real estate investor and manager of multiple rental dwellings near Pittsburg State University.

Nate is a proud father of his two children Ava & Trace.  He puts a strong focus on education and finding joy in learning as well as personal health and fitness.  Volunteering at Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission is a strong passion as well as attending Christ Church of Oronogo.