Lisa Gilson

Grants Manager, Systems and Data Analysis

Grants Management and Legal

Lisa Gilson is the grants manager, systems and data analysis, at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. She helps to oversee grantmaking processes, grants-related knowledge management, and data analysis. She is also responsible for leveraging technology to streamline operations.

Prior to joining the Fund, Ms. Gilson was a public affairs specialist with the American Express Foundation, where she managed the international grant portfolio as well as a number of domestic grants. In addition to her philanthropic background, she has more than 10 years of experience in communications and advertising.

She holds a B.A. in sociology from Trinity College in Connecticut.