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Press Release

Paths for Families Announces Two New C-Suite Positions

Calverton, MD. (July 1, 2024) – Paths for Families, a leading adoption and family well-being nonprofit serving Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, announces the appointment of Tiffani Williams as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Audra Hurd as Chief Operating Officer (COO), stepping into their respective roles this month. Both Williams’ and Hurd’s new roles reflect the organization’s commitment to nurturing internal talent and creating a culture of growth and development.

Williams, who formerly served as Paths for Families’ Chief Business Officer, joined the organization in 2019 and has played a pivotal role in ensuring best practices in day-to-day operations within the Finance and Operations departments. With over 20 years of financial and operational experience in the private and nonprofit sectors, Williams brings a wealth of expertise to her new role. Of the appointment, Williams said:

“Focusing on Paths for Families’ long-term financial goals as CFO truly excites me. I’m eager to continue in my role on the leadership team to help refine our strategy and maximize our positive impact in the community.”

Hurd, with nearly 20 years of experience at Paths for Families, has been instrumental in managing the agency’s information technology, security, compliance, marketing, and other areas. Known for her problem-solving skills and the ability to leverage technology to resolve operational challenges, Hurd said:

“I am honored to be stepping into the role of COO at Paths for Families. My goal is to continue enhancing our operational efficiencies and ensure that we leverage technology to support our critical mission. I look forward to working closely with our team to solve problems creatively and continue driving positive change within and beyond our organization.”

Lisa Dominguez, CEO of Paths for Families, expressed her confidence in the new appointments:

“Both Tiffani and Audra have shown exceptional dedication and leadership during their time with us. I am confident they will continue to help drive this mission forward with passion and expertise.”


About Paths for Families

Paths for Families is a nonprofit adoption and family well-being organization that builds and supports healthy lifelong connections for every child and advocates for continuous improvement of the systems that strengthen families. With an ethical and nurturing approach centered on human dignity, we offer trauma-informed, trauma-responsive training, counseling, and placement services. To reduce disparities and lift oppressive structures, we are guided by principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, access and social justice in all that we do. We strive to treat everyone with understanding, kindness, and respect as we work towards a world where every child will grow and thrive within a caring, supportive family and community.