Nathaniel Coburn

Associate Director of Human Resources

Nathaniel is a SHRM-CP certified human resources professional and nonprofit polymath who is passionate about supporting the goals of the growing team at NY Sun Works. Joining NY Sun Works in 2014, Nathaniel has held positions in multiple departments and roles to meet the needs of the organization thoughout its growth.

A former line cook, baker, and chef, Nathaniel sought to merge his passions for food and social change at New York University’s Food Studies program, where his studies primarily focused on food justice and scalable local distribution systems. Upon completion of his graduate work at NYU, Nathaniel worked as a grant writer and contributing reporter for Heritage Radio Network, a nonprofit Brooklyn-based internet radio station dedicated to food issues.