SPEAKER LIST – 2018

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Tiffany Barfield
NAF, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

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Tiffany is a native Texan and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2000 with a degree in Education. The following year she began a six-year career with the administration of President George W. Bush, starting at The White House as a staff assistant and then positions in the Visitors Office and the Office of the First Lady, serving as Deputy Director of Scheduling and Advance. She served as the communications coordinator for the 2004 G8 Summit and then joined the 2004 Bush-Cheney campaign as Deputy Director of Vice-Presidential Operations. After the election, Tiffany served for two years as a political appointee at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Tiffany moved to New York City in 2007 and worked at UBS in Sponsorship & Events. From 2008-2014, she worked at Avista Capital Partners supporting the firm’s Co-Founder and CEO. In 2014, she joined NAF, an organization focused on preparing high school students for college and career success. She serves as the Senior Director, Strategic & Community Partnerships. This position combines her passions of education and making a difference while helping to strengthen public will and policy to support NAF’s work in building a diverse talent pipeline of skilled employees. In 2016, she was honored by Texas A&M University College of Education & Human Development with the Outstanding Alumni Award. The Outstanding Alumni Award is the highest honor the college can bestow upon its former students. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions in their chosen fields. She also serves as a Director of the New York City Texas A&M Foundation. Tiffany is on the Board of Directors for the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and is currently on the Executive Committee serving as Secretary of the Board. She was an active member of the Junior League from 2002 until 2013, and now supports the New York Junior League (NYJL) as a sustaining member and as Co-Chair of the Forum for Non-Profits.
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