Adriana G. Crawford
Director of Human Services TANF Education and Occupational Training Contracts
Adriana Crawford is Director of our DC TANF Education and Occupational Training contract where she manages the operations, staffing, performance, and strategic direction of the work readiness program. Adriana joined Grant Associates in 2018 to spearhead the DC One-Stop Operator contract and using her expertise in managing WIOA-funded programs, quickly forged lasting partnerships and a more aligned service delivery model among the District’s four American Jobs Centers and core WIOA partners. Prior to joining Grant Associates, she worked in improving program performance at the Federal level and with the Newark Workforce Development Board. She served as an Americorps VISTA from 2012-2013, building and managing a program one of the nation’s most successful workforce development organizations, Year Up. Adriana holds a bachelor’s degree in both Communication and Political Science and a Master of Public Administration, Public and Nonprofit Performance, from Rutgers University.