WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Rachel Gillilan

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2023 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member RACHEL GILLILAN.

Rachel Gillilan

GillilanTitle: Manager of Dispute Services

Company: Adam Shay CPA PLLC

How long have you been with your current employer? Over 4 years

Alma Mater: North Carolina State University (Bachelors of Science, Accounting 2015)

North Carolina State University (Master of Accounting 2016)

Prior career experience:

  • Ernst & Young (Raleigh)
  • Monteith Construction

Current job responsibilities: My job responsibilities include performing forensic accounting investigations and assisting in business partner disputes, family law cases, and various other litigation matters.

Hobbies: My hobbies include beekeeping in my backyard beehive, boating to Masonboro Island, helping my husband with his business (Cape Fear Customs), Orangetheory Fitness, and reading mystery novels.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch