Naples, FL (December 17, 2020)
Youth Haven, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Cassandra Bliss as their Director of Finance & Operations.
Cassandra received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Central Methodist University (Fayette, Missouri) and her Master’s in Business Administration from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). With over 19 years of experience in the financial field, Cassandra’s professional background includes experience with non-profits, large and small for profit corporations, corporate litigation, the financial side of political advocacy and lobbying, FAA compliance, and insurance.
Cassandra is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a VIP member of the Worldwide Who’s Who registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. A wife and mother of four sons, Cassandra is committed to community service, volunteering as a board member with a local baseball little league and with her church on their worship team.
At Youth Haven, Cassandra will be responsible for leading the finance and operations departments of the organization. Youth Haven, founded in 1972, supports children and teens ages 6 -19 that have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or are homeless. Youth Haven is an immediate lifeline of safety, love and compassion for innocent children in crisis and the first step in a long journey back to trust, confidence and joy.
“We’re excited to welcome Cassandra to Youth Haven,” said Jinx Liggett, Executive Director. “We believe her years of experience will be a great asset to our organization and we’re honored that she has joined our team!”
To learn more about Youth Haven, please call 239-774-2904 or visit youthhavenswfl.org.
About Youth Haven, Inc.
Youth Haven, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, is Collier County’s only emergency and residential emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6 – 18 who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. In continuous operation since 1972, Youth Haven’s 25-acre therapeutic campus houses over 70 youth with a waking staff system that allows for around-the-clock specialized care. Also situated on its campus is Rob’s Group Home, Youth Haven’s transitional living cottage, which provides comprehensive 24-hour care, with a longer average length of stay, for homeless unaccompanied teenagers ages 16 -19. Youth Haven is a COA nationally accredited organization, a member agency of the United Way of Collier County, a Naples Children & Education Foundation grant recipient, and holds a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Its mission is focused on protecting and empowering children and teens in Southwest Florida through comprehensive care and community collaboration. For more information, please visit youthhavenswfl.org or call 239-774-2904. Follow Youth Haven on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.