Nate is the son of Chuck Swift. He attended the University of Missouri where he graduated with a degree in biology in 2007. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine in 2011 and then completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee in 2014.
Nate and his wife, Erin, have been married for 17 years. They have a daughter, Willa and a son, Jude.
Nate works in both the primary care setting at Burton Creek Clinic in West Plains, Missouri and in many of the local nursing homes.
Nate has been a board member for Restoring Hope since 2020.