Nate Chen is in his second year of Formula DRIFT PROSPEC 2022. He drives a Toyota 86 built by Committed Service Brand. Nate is no stranger to Formula DRIFT, he attended his first FD event at age 13 in 2007 and continues to be one of the youngest FD media credential holders, covering Wall Speedway from 2010 – 2012 for various teams and media outlets.
Outside of Formula DRIFT, Nate is responsible for evaluating, executing, and supporting investments on behalf of IMB Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm. Prior to his career in private equity, he was an investment banker in New York, advising companies within the Consumer sector on M&A and capital raises.
He has executed more than $1.2bn of M&A deal volume on both the buy-side and sell-side.
In his free time, Nate enjoys participating in board sports (skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding) and is an avid cocktail enthusiast.
He graduated from the College of William & Mary with a BBA in Finance and resides in Washington, D.C.