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Tycely Williams

Tycely Williams

Regional Chief Development Officer

Tycely has raised and managed more than $72 million dollars for nonprofit organizations. Currently, Tycely serves as a regional chief development officer for the American Red Cross. Prior to this position, she was the association director of major gifts for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington.

Over the past 18 years, Tycely advanced philanthropy as a director of development for two health and human services organizations, the artistic director of two community-based dance studios, and the executive director for a nonprofit organization founded by a Fortune 500 Company.

Tycely possesses an executive masters in leadership from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. A cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University, Tycely has a bachelor of arts degree in communication with distinguished departmental honors and a minor in journalism. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and immediate past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington Metro Chapter.

During her spare time Tycely chairs the board of trustees for Monument Academy Public Charter School, volunteers as a board member of the Junior League of Washington, sits on the board of directors of Calvary Healthcare and crashes charitable fundraising galas.

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