The Rev. Brian Williams
Brian Williams is Program Director in the Religion Division of Lilly Endowment Inc. Previously, he served as a pastor in United Methodist congregations in North Carolina and Indiana, most recently at University United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. In his leadership of University United Methodist and during five years as pastor of mission and outreach at North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, he was especially active in helping congregations develop ministries to serve their neighborhoods and in strengthening the work of many local community organizations across Indianapolis. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School, an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in management from Purdue University.