Autumn is SILC's Finance and Accounting Manager, coordinating all aspects of finance and human resources and supporting grants through pre-award to post award. Prior to joining SILC, Autumn worked with the American Museum of Natural History as a Budget Analyst where she provided financial planning and analysis to expand the organization’s capacity for data-driven decision-making.
Autumn also has several years of higher-education experience with New York University (NYU) and The Ohio State University (OSU). During her tenure with NYU, she developed and taught social entrepreneurship programming for students, faculty, and researchers to support and accelerate NYU startups that focused on social impact and sustainability. At OSU, Autumn supported the Wexner Center for the Arts, where she managed programs and funding for contemporary artists in all media.
Autumn received a B.A. in Art History from Wright State University. She continues her research, education, and art practice in the areas of traditional Cherokee beadwork, fiber/textile art, pottery and the Cherokee language. She is also an artist in watercolor and oil painting.