With nearly 20 years of professional experience, Lily Yee brings her expertise in research finance, analysis, financial reporting, and grants. She joins CRS from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (HNRCA), where she most recently served as the Associate Director of Planning and Analysis. At HNRCA, Lily was the primary financial advisor and technical resource for all accounting and financial management matters. She oversaw the center’s billing and compliance, purchasing, human resources and recruitment, capital equipment procurement, and audit support. She was also responsible for overseeing the annual operating and capital budgets for HNRCA, and managed a team of staff assistants who provided daily support to the center’s research laboratories, core scientific units, scientific computing, physical plant and facilities.
Prior to her most recent position, Lily worked at Boston Children’s Hospital as the grant compliance specialist and senior grant officer and at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as an administrator in the Office of Sponsored Programs. In each of these roles, she worked closely with other departments and committees to consult, train, and advise best financial practices.
Lily earned her bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.