Nathan Ginty serves as Chief of the National Platforms Division for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He provides direction and leadership to transform the MEP National Network in supply chain optimization, the knowledge and learning management system, and manufacturing workforce development. This Division implements national initiatives of importance to the Network through tools, training, MEP Center board development, MEP Center executive development, and MEP staff leadership development by collaborating with the state governments, non-profits and institutions of higher education.
Prior to joining NIST, Nathan joined the government as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) where he spent multiple years working at the intersection of finance and technology to support small businesses and lenders in their attempt to access capital. He was instrumental in the rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program among numerous other system related initiatives. He later became and Excellence in Government Fellow (EIG) to further his leadership capabilities and support his desire to make government agencies more effective and efficient.
Nathan is a Navy Veteran and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV). He received his BA from the University at Buffalo, his MA from the Institute of World Politics, and his Post Grad Diploma from SAID Business School. He holds multiple other certifications.