Nathaniel Bencivenga

Director of Fellowships

Nathaniel prepares and supports our FUSE executive fellows and their local government partners to launch initiatives that address the most pressing challenges facing urban communities. With more than 15 years of experience in organizational development, operations, and customer experience management, he serves as a thought partner and collaborator to our team and local government institutions.

Prior to joining FUSE and being an executive fellow himself, he built and led teams in industries ranging from global fashion retail to private healthcare to local government. Nathaniel has developed solutions to improve resource allocation, scale team development, and strategize efficiency practices for start-ups.

Nathaniel has managed the expansion of more than 200 stores and offices globally, and he is motivated by creating diversity in leadership and streamlining performance. Nathaniel holds a B.A. in Sociology with minors in Labor and Workplace Studies and Gender Studies from UCLA, and is completing his Executive MBA specializing in Corporate Governance, Marketing, and Global Management from UCLA-Anderson School of Management.