Deirdre Hamill is Director of Finance and Administration of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation. In this role, she oversees the Foundation’s fiscal activities and administrative operations.
A Certified Public Accountant, Mrs. Hamill joined the Foundation as Treasurer in 2003. She later added the responsibilities of Corporate Secretary. Mrs. Hamill continues in both of these roles.
From 1988 to 2002, Mrs. Hamill served as a consultant to the Foundation on financial matters. She also amassed extensive experience in finance-related positions in the technology and small-business sectors and at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Mrs. Hamill began her career with Coopers & Lybrand, where she worked as a Staff Accountant and later as an Audit Supervisor. During this tenure, Mrs. Hamill worked widely with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, including extensive engagements with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.
Mrs. Hamill is an active member of leading professional organizations, including the Foundation Financial Officers Group, the Financial Foundation Managers Group, Exponent Philanthropy, and Philanthropy New York.
Mrs. Hamill is a graduate of The State University of New York at Albany, where she majored in accounting.