Program Director (4th - 8th Grade)
As a daughter of a single parent, growing up in the inner-city of Chicago, Tikisha determined early on she did not want to become a statistic. By profession, Tikisha Buford is an executive at a Fortune 500 insurance company who attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and DePaul’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. By passion, Tikisha volunteers with LOV. Tikisha began her involvement with LOV as a mentor on the west side in 2013 and now serves on the Leadership Team and Membership & Engagement team. Tikisha is also an active member of her church community where she serves in several ministries, including the music ministry & children’s church. Tikisha enjoys traveling, reading beauty and fashion blogs, attending music festivals and spending time with her family and friends.