Nell Walker

Prospect Researcher

Nell joined the University System of Maryland in 2012 as a Prospect Researcher for the Office of Advancement Research. Some of her responsibilities include preparing biographical and financial research profiles on individuals, foundations, and corporations and providing proactive analysis and recommendations of potential prospects to institutions within the University System of Maryland. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked at Moving Virginia Forward as Operations Manager and Deputy Finance Director and at Virginia Commonwealth University as Prospect Researcher. Nell received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master’s of Public Administration, both from the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.

In her spare time, Nell loves to bike the Potomac, travel and read.

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Our vision is to attract broad resources that transform the USM and its institutions, create a network of advocates to embrace the USM’s role as an educator and economic engine, and to grow a long-term, sustainable culture of philanthropy across the University System of Maryland.

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