Meet The Team

Cecily Croskey – Founder/Director

Cecily Croskey of Tacoma, WA is the Founder of Girls Hearts on Fire. She thrives on empowering young people to reach inside themselves and boldly walk in what drives them; knowing that it is vital to find your passion and pursue success within that.

Additionally, Cecily has partnered with other community programs to best support Tacoma’s youth and also has the privilege of being a board member for Impact Schools and Under His Cover.

Cecily’s vision as a professional and entrepreneur is to empower the community’s youth and adults alike to walk boldly in their passions.

“We all have different gifts and each one is essential to our community’s forward movement.” – Cecily Croskey

Winnie Smith – Board of Directors, Treasurer

Winnie Smith of Puyallup, WA, was born and raised in Seattle, WA.  As a comprehensive financial specialist, she ensures her company’s assets are protected and accounted for.  Her oversight of detailed information makes her an invaluable asset and resource in her role as Treasurer on the GHOF board.  

On a personal level, Winnie focuses on mutual respect for all.  Her black-and-white lens allows her to contribute from a standpoint of fairness and equality.  Winnie loves seeing young people on the right track!  She is excited to be a part of such a positive program with the common goal to support the mental needs of our future while opening their minds and empower our young intellectual visions.  

“Self-confidence is the best outfit, rock it, and own it.” -Richa Kanwar