Nathan Smith Benefit Specialist


  • Studied abroad in Australia while in college
  • Moved cross-country to the best state in the lower 48


Nathan comes to Coastal with significant knowledge of the payroll and benefits industry. He spent six years with Paychex and its sister company, BeneTrac, in Rochester, NY.

Nathan Smith


In his free time, Nathan likes to read, volunteer and learn how to surf.


  • Tenacious
  • Passionate
  • Compassionate


4 Reasons This Is Our Favorite Award

Coastal Payroll has been selected as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal! We are as thrilled by this announcement as we were the first year we made the list.  Read More >

What Makes This Inc. 5000 Listing So Special?

We’re just thrilled to let you know Coastal is on the Inc. 5000 list again! In fact, we’ve been on the list multiple years in a row as one of the fastest growing privately owned companies in America. For the last few years, when we received Read More >

Why Is HR More Important Now Than Ever?

It’s been stated again and again—2020 is a truly unprecedented time. And with all the changes comes increased exposure for the HR profession. Now more than ever, people are turning to our profession for expertise, guidance, and the latest Read More >