Nathaniel Kaelin

Development Services
Title: Economic Development Manager
Phone: 513-867-5345
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Serving as Fairfield’s Economic Development Manager, Nathaniel acts as the primary liaison between the city and its business community.
His primary assignments include the attraction of new business, the retention of existing businesses, and the implementation of redevelopment strategies. Nathaniel also represents the city on the board of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce.

Nathaniel started his career at the Ohio Department of Development where he managed tax incentive and urban revitalization programs. Nathaniel most recently worked for the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, where he focused on advancing infrastructure projects to support economic growth. Nathaniel started with the City of Fairfield in 2019.

Nathaniel holds a B.A. from Miami University in Oxford and a Masters of City & Regional Planning from The Ohio State University in Columbus. Nathaniel is certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) and by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). 

Nathaniel is active in the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA), the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), and the American Planning Association (APA). Nathaniel is also a 2019 graduate of Leadership Ohio. 



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