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Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals

Senior Business Analyst, Covance, Inc. 

Nathaniel graduated from CSUSM in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in Business
Administration, management information systems. Shortly after graduating, he began to be
regularly involved with different volunteer positions within the CSUSM community, including to
help found the CoBA Alumni Chapter of the CSUSM Alumni Association - now the largest and
fastest growing affinity group of the Association - and serving as the first Secretary of the Board.

Nathaniel has over 12 years of experience working in various sectors around the globe,
including publishing and tourism, having worked in the Tower of London and Hampton Court
Palace. Currently, he has a position in the biotech/pharma industry where his main focus is
designing technical solutions to support services and programs that build and support healthy
individuals and families through medical innovations. Nathaniel also currently serves as the
President of the CSUSM Alumni Association after several terms as the Director of Scholarships.

With a love of CSUSM rivaled by few and passion for working with people and organizations in
the area to better our community as a whole, Nathaniel believes one of the most powerful ways
we can help is by effectively telling the stories of the many people we serve that contribute to
the quality of life in California and San Diego that is envied across the country. He brings with
him a deep commitment to contributing to the work of CSUSM as it moves forward to build a
vibrant and effective voice in San Diego and the west coast.