Nathaniel Chen
Vice President, Strategy

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Strategy
  • Partnerships
  • Business Development
  • Private Equity
  • Investment Banking


  • B.A. Business Administration, College of William and Mary

Nate Chen serves as Vice President of Strategy. In his new role with eTel, Nate will be responsible for supporting the executive leadership team with his GovCon growth experiences and networking in our journey to become a leading growth platform business. His focus areas will include both organic and non-organic growth over the next 3-5 years. In the near-term, Nate will support the growth office in leading industry partnerships, teaming, alliances, joint ventures, pipeline management and subprime business development.

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.