Nathan is immersed in all aspects of the state’s business community drawing upon his business and media insights, marketplace knowledge and industry connections to counsel clients in various sectors to help achieve their business objectives through impactful communications programs. With more than two decades of experience in tourism/hospitality, corporate and public affairs, he possesses a strong background in strategic planning, media relations, issues management, crisis communications, and community relations.
Nathan serves on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Hawaii, Honolulu Festival Foundation, and JTB Goodwill Foundation, as well as the board of governors for The Pacific Club. He also volunteers his time as a mentor in the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii's Young Professionals program, is the president of the Rotary Club of Downtown Honolulu, and was appointed as a commissioner to the state's Commission to Promote and Advance Civic Education (PACE Commission).
In 2018, Nathan was named the Gregg W. Perry Public Relations Professional of the Year by the Hawaii Chapter of PRSA. He was named to Pacific Business News' annual list of Forty Under 40 honorees in 2014. And in 2013, PRSA Hawaii honored Nathan with its President’s Leadership Award in recognition of his contributions to the success of the profession. He is also a past president of PRSA Hawaii and served on the PRSA Travel and Tourism Section’s executive committee from 2012-2018.
Raised on the island of Hawaii, Nathan is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. He is also a graduate of Konawaena High School where he lettered in baseball.