Senior Director, Compliance & Operations
Trovana first joined HMI in 2018 as Assistant Director of Grants and Contracts and now serves as Senior Director of Compliance and Operations. She monitors all grants, contracts and reporting and ensures HMI’s continuous compliance, quality assurance and program improvement. Through her passion for social innovation and social progress, Trovana liaises with many funders to secure funding and programming for underserved LGBTQIA+ youth so they receive and have access to education, homeless services, healthcare, mental health and economic empowerment services. She has a decade of developing and implementing best practices of compliance programs, including procedures and metrics to track and report on key performance data points and service deliverables.
Trovana previously worked with EAC Network, reporting client specific data which was key to helping the city council and federal government better allocate funding. These reports were instrumental in supporting and addressing the substance abuse and mentally ill criminal population in New York City. Trovana is an alumna of Hunter College, holds a Master’s in Public Administration and is a notary. She is an affiliate of the Hunter College Alumni Association, American Sociological Association and the Clarina Guilliams foundation, which provides much needed technology resources to the children of Guyana.
Although she is Brooklyn born, Trovana is a Guyanese at heart.