Taunya Atwood is a Principal Associate and a seasoned project management specialist with Nathan’s International Development division. Her experience includes field-based project design, operations management, procurement, grant and contract administration, financial management, personnel management, and logistics oversight for U.S. government clients. Recently, Ms. Atwood supported the launch of the Moldova Institutional and Structural Reform Activity (MISRA) as the project’s startup advisor. As a Principal Associate in Nathan’s Economic Empowerment and Private Sector Development unite, she serves in the role of Project Director for five of Nathan’s projects, spanning USAID, USDA, and MCC clients. In her seventeen years of experience she has led high-value projects, USAID pilot activities, and programs with a high degree of complexity.
Prior to her time at Nathan, Ms. Atwood served as Deputy Chief of Party of Operations for a USAID environmental project in Jordan, where she managed workflow and designed and oversaw policies and procedures aligned with project management best practices.