New Director of Development & Communications

We are delighted to announce the hiring of Timothy Close as Director of Development and Communications. He comes to TCH after six years as the Executive Director of the Museum of Glass where he was responsible for managing a $5.2 million budget and expanded one of the largest contemporary glass museums. For the past year and a half, Tim has served as a volunteer at Hospitality Kitchen and as an independent consultant to Community Health Care. Tim joins TCH with over 20 years of experience in executive leadership and a strong background in directing non-profit fundraising, strategic planning, and communications.

“Tim is a great addition to our team at Tacoma Community House,” shares Liz Dunbar, TCH’s Executive Director. “We are thrilled to welcome a high-performing professional. Tim’s background in management and development will help continue to grow the success of the organization.”

As Director of Development and Communications, Close joins the leadership team with responsibility for generating support for the non-profit organization by fundraising from individuals, corporations, government, and institutional funders and by marketing TCH to stakeholders and the public. Close shares, “I am thrilled to join an organization with a commitment of providing comprehensive wrap-around services to help individuals transition out of poverty, navigate a new culture, and be successful in their lives.”