Ayanna Smith

Director of Finance and Administration

Phone: (919) 908-0055

What is your role at TLC?I am responsible for the finance, accounting, human resources and technology functions of the organization. On a granular level this means managing banking and investments, budgeting, financial reporting, audit and tax preparation and employee relations, to name a few. I am a hands-on participative leader partnering with the management team in strategic decision making for the organization.

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Ayanna joined TLC in March of 2019 as the Director of Finance and Administration.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Wayne State University and over 13 years of experience in nonprofit accounting and operations. A self-proclaimed coffee snob and foodie; when she’s not working she enjoys travel, salsa dancing, tennis and spending time with Hershey Bear, her chocolate Labrador.

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