Nate joined IMB in 2021 as a Senior Associate and is currently the Vice President of GovCon Growth. He has over five years of private equity and investment banking experience prior to joining IMB.
Prior to IMB, Mr. Chen was an Associate at Enlightenment Capital where he focused on investing in the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services sector. Nate evaluated, structured, and executed private equity transactions including six buyout and add-on acquisitions and a mezzanine debt and minority equity investment. He also worked at Stephens Inc. as an Investment Banking Analyst and at Clear sight Advisors as a Summer Analyst from 2015-2018.
Nate received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The College of William and Mary.
Passions: Nate is a professional racecar driver competing in the Formula DRIFT PROSPEC series and also serves as a volunteer racecar driving instructor. He also enjoys karting, biking, and running.
Favorite Vacation Spot: Miami, Florida
Favorite Book: Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn’t Supposed To by Paul Dickson