Tina Rounds has been the Chief Executive Officer of BEDS Plus Care since 2012. She is responsible for implementing the agency’s strategic plans and directing its day-to-day operations. Under her leadership, BEDS has developed a reputation as fiscally sound and successful provider of HUD programming including supportive housing, homelessness prevention, and street outreach. Its service area has doubled; its operating budget grew from $250,000 to over $4 million; and its number of clients served grew from less than 500 to 2800 in fiscal year 2021.
Tina previously served as the Director of Community Development at the Gift of Adoption Fund, where she led national growth initiatives including the establishment of state chapters in Ohio and Iowa. She has also worked as the Director of Leadership Involvement and Director of Volunteer Resources Department at the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and the Human Resources and Volunteer Manager of Make A Wish Foundation of Northern Illinois.
Tina holds a Master's of Science in Public Management from DePaul University with an Urban Planning Certificate and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from the University of Illinois. She received a four-year scholarship to attend U of I based on her academic excellence and community service involvement, and, in 1995, she was named the school’s Humanitarian of the Year.