Nathan Clendenin, has always been passionate about sharing the great things going on in the world. In the storytelling business for more than a decade, Nathan founded the marketing firm StoryDriven in 2011 with a passion to fill a need in the world for positive, uplifting stories, showcased by concise, documentary style video production. Years later, hundreds of clients can attest to the impact of StoryDriven’s influence as their guide who celebrates them as thought leaders & world changers who inspire people to take action. 

A four-time Emmy Award winning storyteller, Nathan is an entrepreneur with a love of learning and a love for taking risks in order to grow. He holds a master’s in visual communication from UNC’s School of Media and Journalism and was the fiirst Multimedia Producer for New Media Group, a position he held until he and his wife Rebecca moved to Mamelodi, South Africa, where they volunteered in community development and storytelling work with nonprofit, Africa Revolution. Nathan’s time in South Africa only reinforced his passion to pursue the kind of storytelling that educates, inspires and connects. Nathan counts his most recent journey of building and leading a passionate team of story experts at StoryDriven, who share this vision, as among his most rewarding and favorite experiences to date. 

Nathan serves aa Chair of the Board of Africa Revolution, is active in his local church and is dad to his two boisterous and fun-loving boys. When he’s not busy shooting a timelapse for his #myheadintheclouds project, he’s probably listening to good podcast or audio book.