A seasoned professional in the Title Insurance Industry for over three decades, Nan Gill-Wilson established Gill Abstract Corporation in 1984 to better serve her loyal clientele. What began at a desk in her living room quickly grew into a thriving business. In 2015 Nan decided to work as an independent title consultant under the banner of Golden Area Abstract, LLC. This allows her to fully represent her clients in all 50 states, independent of any agency or underwriter alliance.
After more than a quarter century heading a major title agency, she decided to take her impressive history of business successes to expand into the entertainment industry. Nan possesses an extremely broad knowledge of business management, banking and credit management, real estate, titles, bankruptcy, foreclosure law, mortgage requirements and other business and legal acumen that will facilitate her ability to excel in the field of entertainment.
Nan is co-owner and President of Willy-Gilly Productions, Inc. (www.willygilly.com) and the Executive Producer of the feature film “Collar” starring Tom Sizemore, Rebecca DeMornay, Richard Roundtree and David Patrick Wilson. (www.collarthemovie.com)
She currently is hosting a TV show entitled “Empowering Women Everyday” which airs weekly on Time Warner Cable, Fridays at 7:30 am and 7:30 pm and on Manhattan Neighborhood Network on Saturdays at 1 pm, reaching well over a million households. Shows can also be viewed on her website www.empoweringwomeneverywhere.tv
Born in Queens, NY, Nan spent her early years in NYC, Pennsylvania and Northport, LI. She attended college at the State University at Albany. Prior to entering real estate, she ran a school for the performing arts in Orange County, NY. As a teen, Nan created the promo tape for then President John F. Kennedy’s Physical Fitness Program that premiered at the New York State Pavilion of the World’s Fair in 1964. She subsequently became a model at the prestigious Ford Agency.
She is a Meisner trained actor and is enjoys appearing as Mrs. Elgin in “Status Quo Vadis” as Linda in “Death of a Salesman”.
A major supporter of continuing education throughout her life, Nan teaches title insurance CLE classes for the Marino Institute in Manhattan, as well as the NYC Lawyers Association, the Rockland County Lawyers Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Orange and Sullivan Counties, the Rockland County Bar Association and the Orange County Association of Realtors. She continues to hold a Broker’s License and has her own brokerage, Light Realty, LLC.
Mrs. Wilson also is President of the Board of Directors of The Academy of Film, Television and Stage Performing Arts (aftspa.org) and is Executive Director of the ‘Acting Anyone Academy’, an educational entity established with her business and life partner, David Patrick Wilson, committed to providing a well-trained, highly-skilled professional workforce for the American entertainment industry. She had previously been the founder and co-owner of Educational Video Productions, Inc. (EVPI) and The EVPI School of the Performing Arts in Warwick, NY.