Gwen Y. Short provides reception support to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s headquarters office in Westlake Village, California. Her focus is on supporting the work of the Facilities and Workplace Services department. In this role she maintains a busy front desk, responds to visitors, guests and callers, and manages a variety of office functions. Before joining the Hilton Foundation, Short worked for Northern Trust Bank for six years as a receptionist, providing administrative support to the banking staff.