Nathan has been with the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) since 2004 and currently oversees the Production and Sustainability department for the organization. Prior to his current role, he held roles directing the Biotechnology, Economic Analysis, Crop Protection and Research portfolios.
Prior to his employment with NCGA Nathan worked in the Bio-Pharmaceutical industry in R&D, custom molecule synthesis and drug production. His post-undergraduate work included involvement with the private sector effort on sequencing the human genome.
Nathan graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in biology and completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.