PATH is a family of agencies working together to end homelessness for individuals, families, and communities throughout Southern California. We strive to do this by prioritizing housing while providing customized supportive services for people in need. Our agencies each address homelessness in a different waysupportive services, permanent housing development, support for homeless families, and community engagementall of which ultimately help the people we serve make it home.

The PATH family is made up of

experienced and
dedicated individuals,
all of whom
are passionate about
ending homelessness.

Tessa Madden

Senior Director of Development and Communications

Tessa Madden joined PATH in 2011 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Development and Communications.

Her background includes a wide variety of nonprofit development roles, including volunteer management, community engagement, grant writing, event planning, and individual donor cultivation. Most recently,Tessa served as PATH’s Regional Director of Santa Barbara.

Tessa holds a Master of Public Administration, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, both from the University of Southern California. In her free time, Tessa enjoys pilates, cooking, and is an avid football fan. She is also an active member of the Junior League of Los Angeles.

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