Gail Shirley-Warren is chief financial officer at Virginia Humanities, where her responsibilities include drafting the organization’s annual budget, monitoring financial operation, working with UVA administrators, human resources, and  pre- and post-award grant management. Prior to joining Virginia Humanities, Gail was administrator for the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at UVA, coordinating several programs, managing grants, human resources, fellowships, and financial operations. Previously, she worked for a local NBC television affiliate where her primary responsibilities were managing salable airtime, managing commercial inventory, assisting Master Control engineers, and commercial production staff. She was awarded a University Administrative Internship and worked under the direction of the Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.