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Office of the Executive Director

A man wearing a black suit, yellow tie, and a white shirt in front of a grey background.

Executive Director

Ryan Tauriainen (he, him, his)



Growth & Stewardship

Allison Cramton

Chief of Development & Finance

Allison Cramton (she, her, hers)

D.C. Region


Laura Perez

Director, Institutional Giving & Grants

Laura Perez (she, her, hers)

Staff Class of 2018

Headshot of TFA DC Region employee Margot Luna. She is smiling while wearing a black sleeveless blouse with her hair half pulled back

Associate, Development Operations & Finance

Margot Luna (she/her/hers)

Rachel Lange

Manager, Finance, Data, & Knowledge Management

Rachel Lange (she, her, hers)

Staff Class 2018

Sweda Chandran

Director, Individual Giving

Sweda Chandran (she, her, hers)

Staff Class of 2019

Talent Matching & Alumni Impact

Ashley Martorana

Director, Talent Matching

Ashley Martorana (she, her, hers)



Mark Hazelgrove

Managing Director, Central Virginia

Mark Hazelgrove (he, him, his)



Headshot of DC Region employee Sterling Grimes wearing a turtleneck and blazer

Director, Network Impact

Sterling Grimes (he/him/his)


Brittney D. Reed

Managing Director, Learning Experiences and Accountability

Brittney D. Reed (she, her, hers, herself)

Staff Class of 2017

Headshot of TFA DC Region employee David McDonald. His is smiling towards the camera wearing a blue tie and blazer

Director, Local Leadership

David McDonald (he/him/his)

Helda Morad

Vice President, Chief Impact Officer

Helda Morad (she, her, hers)



Kelley King

Managing Director, Local Leadership

Kelley King (she, her, hers)

Staff Class of 2018

Headshot of TFA DC Region employee Shanta Price

Director, Local Leadership

Shanta Price (she/her/hers)

Sheena Griffin

Director Local Leadership

Sheena Griffin (she, her, hers)

Staff Class of 2019