Chief Development Officer
Tycely Williams has inspired individuals and institutions to invest more than $92 million in charitable causes. Over the past 23 years, Tycely has advanced philanthropy as Vice President of Development for YWCA USA, Chief Development Officer for the American Red Cross National Capital Region, Association Director of Major Gifts for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, Director of Development for two health and human services organizations, Artistic Director of two community-based dance studios, and Executive Director for a nonprofit organization founded by a Fortune 500 company. A cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University, Tycely holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with distinguished departmental honors and a minor in journalism. Tycely possesses an Executive Master’s in Leadership from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. In her spare time, she volunteers for organizations that advance the well-being of people and pets. Tycely is a proud member of Best Friends and a faithful advocate for achieving no-kill nationwide by 2025.