Full Name
Mr. James Nathaniel Ridley
Job Title
Assistant Director
City of Franklin
Personal Bio
Nate Ridley currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Sanitation and Environmental Services Department for the City of Franklin, Tennessee. A SWANA member since 2008, Mr. Ridley has more than 20 years of experience in the Solid Waste industry and equipment operation. He is SWANA-certified in two disciplines: Managing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Collection Systems and Managing Integrated Collection Systems. Mr. Ridley has been a SWANA-certified instructor since 2013 for the Managing MSW Collection Systems course and he also serves as Safety Ambassador for the SWANA Tennessee Chapter. He is married with five children. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, football, grilling, and motorcycles. His favorite quote is “Leave it better it… better than you found it.”
James Ridley