Nathan "Nate" Lerner is Grassroots Director of Build the Wave , an organization that connects volunteers to races where their efforts are needed in the Democratic Party . Lerner is currently based in Brooklyn, New York . 
Early Life and Education
A native of Vermont , Lerner graduated from Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg in 2008. Lerner went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh , where in 2012 he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science . 
Lerner has worked on campaigns across the nation, including Pittsburgh , Central Pennsylvania , Arkansas , and Nashville . Nate founded and previously served as the Executive Director of the Democratic Coalition, before leaving to join Build the Wave full-time.