Tywanna Taylor joined Family League as Senior Director of Grants and Contracts in January 2018 and was recently promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Tywanna has over 10 years of experience in Human Services with most of those years spent managing grants and contracts. In her capacity with Family League, she is responsible for leading the development and implementation for operational policies and standard operating procedures that support greater operational efficiencies and excellence. Prior to joining Family League, Tywanna worked as both a Baltimore City and State of Maryland public servant. As such, she managed grants and contracts for various programs ranging for youth violence prevention to workforce development for unemployed and underemployed parents with child support obligations. Tywanna obtained a master's degree in public administration with a concentration in nonprofit leadership from the University of Delaware in 2003. She feels strongly that life has been her greatest teacher and considers herself an interminable student. Outside of professional pursuits, Tywanna enjoys Latin and Afro-Caribbean dancing, foodie road trips and travel to less frequent parts of the globe.