Vanessa serves as Finance Manager at PIMSER. She received a BA in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University and an MBA from Emporia State University. Vanessa’s professional experience has taken her across different industries and provided her with the opportunity to work for mission driven companies and nonprofit institutions. Prior to PIMSER, Vanessa has acted in various grants/finance roles with organizations including EKU, Save the Children, and the Kentucky State Government. Vanessa currently lives in Lexington with her husband and their two children. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, adventuring outdoors, travelling and learning about new places.