Reilly Nelson, Director of Grant and Finance Administration
Reilly Nelson joined the Williams Institute in 2015. As Director of Grant and Finance Administration, she oversees the financial operations of the Institute including budgeting and expense reconciliation and reporting, revenue tracking, grant processing and reporting, and compliance with university policy. Prior to becoming the Director of Grant and Finance Administration in the Summer of 2017, she acted as the Executive Administrator to support all levels of the Williams Institute staff by managing the daily requirements of the office in many contexts including communication, travel arrangements, office procedures and policies, and executive assistance.
Before joining the Williams Institute, she was the Director of Compliance at an international franchise company and an Executive Assistant at a small CPA firm. Reilly holds a B.A. in Politics from the University of California Santa Cruz where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Highest Honors in the Major.