San Diego State University Imperial Valley has named a new Development Director.

Victor Nava started this week as Director of Development and P3 Initiatives at the local campus. Nava has been involved in banking and finance for the past 22 years , most recently with Rabobank and Mechanics Bank. Nava will be working to enhance donorship to support scholarships and programs for students. He also will be responsible for P3 Initiatives , or public-private partnerships that are now used to help universities finance and develop facioities for their growth. SDSU-IV has plans to develop laboratory classrooms. Nava said , " With the incredible resources the campus already has and is developing , we have the opportunity to do something extraordinary for our Valley."