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Tia Graham, JD

Vice President, Individual Giving

Tia Graham serves as the Vice President of Individual Giving. In this role, she leads the Principal Giving and Gift Planning teams. While at PBS, she also led a six-year capacity building project that provided training to station development professionals, senior leadership, and governing boards.

Prior to her time in public media, Tia held leadership positions in medical research, higher education, and community philanthropy. She has been responsible for starting and revitalizing fundraising programs in each of these sectors. Her allied experience includes a decade of work as a financial reporting accountant and estate planning attorney.

Tia is a frequent presenter for professional development organizations, most notably the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners (CGP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and statewide estate planning councils.

She is a graduate of Northeastern State University with a BS in Accounting and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law. She is a member of CGP (Board Member 2021-2023, Board Secretary, Chair – Diversity Committee), National Bar Association, and the Oklahoma Bar Association. She is a Freedman Citizen of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Tia resides in Jersey City, New Jersey with her husband, Mark.