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.

Favorite TLC Preserve: Bailey and Sarah Williamson Preserve!

Ayanna joined Triangle Land Conservancy (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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