C.G. has 20+ years of experience in grants management. From 2004-2017 while working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), she managed a portfolio of over 200 grants annually. She served as the business contact for both applicant and grantee organizations as well as for NIH scientific staff. She was responsible for managing a $500M portfolio of grants to universities, hospitals and small businesses. She improved grantee communication and quality standards through the provision of technical assistance and increased the number of applications awarded. During 2008-2009, she was recruited to serve as an Executive on loan to the Combined Federal Campaign. She helped raise $62M for non-profits and co-managed the largest civilian account within the Federal government. She exceeded the fundraising goal by 12%. From 1996-2004, C.G. served as a Grants Specialist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, managing a portfolio of grants valued at over $500M. She planned and facilitated site visits with grantee organizations; trained staff; and presented at a national conference. Earlier in her tenure at the National Endowment for the Arts, she advised constituents in the writing of grant proposals and managed review panels. She has a BA from LaSalle University and certificates in Grants Management and Leadership and Management.