Tawny Hammond

National Director, Leadership Advancement

Tawny Hammond

The National Director for Leadership Advancement for Best Friends Animal Society, Tawny Hammond has more than 30 years of experience in the public service arena, creating and implementing programs and services for people and their pets, working effectively with appointed and elected officials, creating and leading teams focused on professional excellence and lifesaving best practices. Tawny currently leads Best Friends’ leadership advancement initiatives with a focus on strengthening existing leaders’ skill sets for the goal of ending the killing of pets in shelters in their communities. An additional focus will be developing programs to assist seasoned leadership from other fields and disciplines interested in making the transition to animal welfare and services leadership.