Nathan draws upon more than a dozen years of experience in politics, state government, and strategic communications to advise business and non-profit executives in a diverse range of sectors, including health and human services, transportation, K-12 and higher education, community development, and sustainable natural resource management. Prior to joining Michael Best Strategies, Nathan was chief of staff to the minority leader in the Wisconsin State Senate, Senator Jennifer Shilling. He has also been a senior aide to a member of Wisconsin’s Joint Finance Committee, which has legislative oversight of the $76 billion state budget and all state appropriations and revenues. Nathan has extensive knowledge of the Wisconsin Legislature and the state biennial budget process.
Nathan’s Expertise: Government Relations, Health Policy & Health Insurance Regulation, Public Affairs, Political Consulting, and Social Impact & Shared Value Consulting
Nathan previously served as the primary legislative lobbyist for the Wisconsin Association of Health Plans, where he provided policy analysis and strategic advice on state legislative and regulatory matters for member health plans. He has worked on numerous state and local political campaigns, and has been an aide to three members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
ADDITIONAL KEY EXPERIENCE
- Director of Legislation and Advocacy, Wisconsin Association of Health Plans
- Deputy Regional Campaign Director, Democratic Party of Wisconsin
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Master of Business Administration
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, Philosophy
- Eagle Scout, Troop 540