LeadingAge Florida has named Kiki Litchford as its new director of business and professional development.

Litchford’s role at LeadingAge Florida will involve developing relationships with business members and increasing sponsorship and advertising opportunities. She will also be responsible for orchestrating professional development opportunities for participating member communities.

Litchford has more than a decade of experience working for domestic and international nonprofits, government agencies and private institutions. Prior to joining LeadingAge Florida, she served as chapter and education manager at the Florida Assisted Living Association.

She has a bachelor’s in entrepreneurship from George Fox University. She also received her master’s in both social work and public administration from Florida State University, according to Linkedin.

LeadingAge Florida President & CEO, Steve Bahmer, said he is happy to bring Litchford on as a team member. “She brings a strong record of educational program development and new business development that will be essential to the continued success of our association,” he said.