As a member of the Museum’s senior management team, Nancy Earley participates in converting executive strategies and visions into tactical plans. She oversees the Museum’s Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Operations Departments, and develops and implements the Museum’s financial strategy. Earley is fiscally responsible for the annual operating budget and endowments for acquisitions, including the oversight of general ledger and financial reporting, budget development and forecast processes, audit and tax requirements, and cash and investment management.
Earley worked for Corning Incorporated from 1979 to 1994. After earning her B.S. in Business Administration from SUNY Fredonia, she accepted a position as a programmer with Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated). She entered the Controllers Division of Corning Incorporated in 1980, and worked her way up through various supervisory positions. In 1994, she became controller of The Corning Museum of Glass, moved up to manager of Control, Information Technology in 2000, and was named director of Finance and Administration in 2001.