Ismail Nakhuda HCM Specialist


  • Getting married 
  • Having kids
  • Hiking up Half Dome in Yosemite
  • Gaining self-awareness through all those things


Ismail has a great deal of experience working with clients and helping with their payroll needs. He spent seven years working in payroll before joining the Coastal team. Previously, he worked for a few years in accounting in the restaurant industry.

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When he’s not helping clients, Ismail loves spending time with friends and family. His favorite activities include hiking, swimming, and playing sports.


  • Quick learner and team player
  • Solid decision-making
  • Creativity
  • High stress tolerance


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