Bailey Thayer started at Kansas Athletics in August of 2013 and currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Williams Education Fund. A native of LaCygne, Kan., Bailey earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business in 2014, and earned her Master’s degree in Sport management in 2016. She began her career with the Williams Fund as an intern working events in the fall and then completed her spring internship learning the day-to-day internal operations in the Williams Fund office. Eventually, she accepted a graduate assistant position while completing her Master’s degree. Following graduation, she joined the Williams Fund staff, full-time, as the Assistant Director where her main responsibilities include managing a portfolio of Williams Fund donors and managing donor ticket and parking requests.