• Graduated from Stanford University with a BS and MS in materials science and engineering — a real rocket scientist
• Works for a major aerospace contractor in El Segundo where he became known as an innovative problem solver — precisely what California needs
• Awarded two patents for his inventions, with two more applications pending — the kind of creative thinking that can help restore our state
• Believes government’s proper role is to protect freedom, public safety and the right of every citizen to earn an honest living
In 2010, he surprised political insiders when he nearly upset a heavily favored Democrat in the 53rd Assembly District.
Nathan’s message resonates with voters — cut wasteful spending, streamline government, stop the corrosive influence of special interests, improve public safety and reduce the suffocating regulatory burden that’s killing jobs and economic growth.
A strong advocate for legal reform, Nathan serves on the board of Californians Against Lawsuit Abuse, and is Vice-chair of the El Camino College District’s Boundary Review Committee.
In 2010, Nathan co-founded California Common Sense, a group devoted to advancing pragmatic, non-partisan solutions to our state’s budget and economic problems.
A lifelong California resident, Nathan is a homeowner in Torrance with his wife, Judy, their daughter Hava, and their dog Nopi.