Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga announces the addition of E'tienne Easley to its team in the fight against family homelessness. As the director of development, Ms. Easley will lead the work of fundraising and grant writing, as well as managing communication efforts.
Family Promise is a nonprofit organization that offers four programs to prevent, reduce and end family homelessness in the Chattanooga area. These programs help families and veterans become stable, employed, housed and linked to supportive and follow-up services to ensure a successful return to self-sufficiency through community partnerships.
“Our team is thrilled to have E’tienne join us,” says Jackie Clay, executive director of Family Promise. “We exist to tackle the problem of homelessness through community partnerships that our director of development fosters. With E’tienne’s experience and expertise, we can help even more families achieve and sustain independence in Chattanooga."
Ms. Easely has extensive experience in leadership, managing grant funds, strategic planning and implementation, volunteer recruitment and building effective and long-standing community partnerships. She is a certified grant writer, and her background includes being Hamilton County Department of Education’s family partnership specialist, community engagement manager and health program manager, as well as the employment career specialist at Signal Centers.
Ms. Easley graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech communication and theatre from Tennessee State University in 2000. She earned her master's degree in administration from Central Michigan University in 2006.