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Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals

Senior Innovation Architect, 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 experience working in various sectors around the globe, including publishing and tourism, having worked in the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace in London, U.K.. Currently, he has a position in the life sciences 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.