Erik Williams joined The Wallace Foundation in 2005 as systems administrator. Promoted in 2008 to information technology manager, he is responsible for all information technology systems at the foundation, including on-premise hardware and software, IT management, and security. Williams also works closely with the team that manages the Wallace website.
Before joining Wallace, Williams consulted at the investment firm AllianceBernstein and spent five years as the systems administrator at Christopher Radko, a designer of holiday ornaments.
Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science, with a minor in management information systems, from Alfred University. Williams also earned a certificate in project management from Baruch College. He is an active member of the Technology Association of Grantmakers and the NGO Information Sharing and Analysis Center, which promotes the use of effective cybersecurity programs in non-governmental organizations. In his spare time, Williams is an avid sports fan and plays ice hockey.