Faidat (Fai) Brimah supports grant administration functions, including pre- and post-award processes, budgeting, and other financial management. She also supports staffing and human resources activities.

Before joining Urban Labs, she managed a portfolio of restricted financial accounts for several different campus departments as a Post-Award Administrator in Sponsored Award Accounting at the University of Chicago. She holds a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently pursuing her MBA at Roosevelt University.

Fai is an avid reader, movie buff, and big-time foodie. She keeps a list of restaurants to visit, and loves watching shows like Check, Please! and Chicago's Best for restaurant ideas to add to her list.