Michelle Sims is the Administrative Manager for the Academic Foundations Initiative. She oversees a team of five and manages all finances for the team across more than 15 state and local grant budgets. Michelle is responsible for preparing and submitting grant applications, amendments, and financial reports to funding sources. She also manages time & effort for more than 30 employees on the Academic Foundations team.
Prior to joining IPSI in 2010, Michelle worked as a project manager for the Texas Community Development Block Grant program and as a grant writer for the Texas Planning and Capacity Building Fund. She earned a B.S. in Journalism from Texas A&M University.