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Liya Blackwood Carter Named Chief Financial Officer at Union Stations Homeless Services

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 10:52 am

Union Station Homeless Services announced today Liya Blackwood Carter has been named Chief Financial Officer at Union Station Homeless Services. Blackwood Carter will be joining the organization’s Executive Leadership Team and will report directly to the CEO Anne Miskey.

Blackwood Carter has educational background in both law and finance and holds Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Master of Science degree in Finance.  She brings 20 plus years of professional accounting and finance experience to the organization.  In addition, she has more than 10 years in leadership capacity in non-profit organizations focusing on serving vulnerable and low-income populations of adults and families with children, older adults, people with disabilities and veterans.

“Liya Blackwood Carter has deep non-profit financial expertise that will help guide us as our organization grows and we expand our services and geographic footprint leading up to our 50th Anniversary year,” says Anne Miskey, CEO Union Station Homeless Services.

Blackwood Carter has extensive experience working with federal, state and local government funders, such as HUD, DHHS, VA, FEMA, LAHSA, LA County DMH, etc. She also served 4 years as Treasurer of the Board in non-profit organizations with the focus in education. In 2022 she became a founding Chair and President of a non-profit We Stand United Foundation, which focuses on providing emergency and disaster relief.

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