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In his role at JLL, Mr. Knowles is a Senior Vice President within the Industrial Services Group and a member of the firms Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions team. He specializes in tenant representation, site selection, acquisition, disposition, and consulting for clients nationally.


Prior to joining JLL, Nathan served as General Manager, Ownership Solutions at Electrolux Major Appliances. With P&L responsibility for North America, this included: marketing, procurement, distribution, new product development, B2B sales, B2C sales, e-commerce, service contracts, business development, customer service, strategic planning, forecasting, and pricing. This group generated over $300MM in net sales and shipped 18 million units per year. Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at LG and General Electric, and was a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Nathan brings a broad executive background from his prior career, and advises clients on an array of business and real estate solutions. He has deep & direct experience in General Management and P&L Leadership, and offers subject matter expertise with direct-to-consumer, e-commerce, commercial operations, distribution and supply chain with experience in the consumer products, consumer durables, aftermarket, healthcare, and transportation industries.


Throughout his career, Nathan has a strong track record of working with both Fortune 50 and independently owned clients, in varying capacities. From supplier to business partner to site selection, this includes:

▪ Lowe's

▪ The Home Depot

▪ Sears

▪ Best Buy

▪ Target

▪ Wal-Mart

▪ Private Equity Firms

▪ Local, Regional, and National Distribution Co's

▪ Third Party Logistics Co's

▪ Select Clients in Manufacturing, Consumer Durables,

Consumer Products, ecommerce and Contact Centers


Nathan attended Wake Forest University and graduated with a B.S.B.A. from the University of Arkansas. During college, he was an all-conference selection and on multiple NCAA Championship Track & Field Teams.

Additionally, he earned his M.B.A. from Emory University's Goizueta Business School and completed the Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) at General Electric.