As Director of Development, Raymond develops and executes on the strategies to foster meaningful engagement with companies and foundations and to advance TFA's vision and mission.
A native of Moss Point, Mississippi, Wade is a communications professional with experience in broadcast, print and digital communications. A former journalist, Wade has amassed communications experience in several areas; most recently, leading communications for both Fisk University and Tougaloo College, respectively. Wade attends Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Nashville and is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, Wade holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a focus in Public Relations and a Master of Arts in Journalism.