Nell works as a direct liaison between the business community and the University, identifying corporate partnership opportunities and matching University assets to industry needs.
She comes to the University from Senator Debbie Stabenow’s staff, where she acted as finance director. In that capacity, Nell was responsible for the development, management, and execution of the overall fundraising strategy in Michigan and nationwide. She also built coalitions of regional community leaders interested in strategic economic development, while also managing direct mail and online communications.
Nell earned her B.A. in history from the University of Michigan.