We’re Destiny Adoption. Our Priority is You.

It’s our privilege to support and guide birth parents and adoptive families on the journey of adoption. We’re a state licensed nonprofit adoption agency with four decades of adoption experience, and our professional team of experts includes moms, adoptive moms and birth mothers, who provide compassion combined with trusted resources and skills.

Together, we write successful adoption stories.

Lisa Cuffaro

Lisa Cuffaro

Founder and Executive Director

Lisa grew up with parents who fostered and adopted children. Adoption is close to her heart as it blessed her with a wonderful brother and sister. Inspired to make her own positive impact on children’s lives, Lisa founded a private, nonprofit adoption agency in 1994, which has placed more than 1,800 children for adoption.

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In 2005, Lisa resigned to raise her children. During this time, she provided consulting services in the adoption community. In 2012, Lisa returned full time and founded Destiny Adoption Services and Consulting, Inc., a private adoption agency in Florida. She earned a degree in social work from East Tennessee State University and has more than 20 years of adoption experience.

Tammi J. Driver

Tammi J. Driver

Adoption Attorney

Colleagues describe Tammi as “an attorney with a heart.” Practicing exclusively in the area of adoption law, she is board certified in adoption law by The Florida Bar and is a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys

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Tammi first began working in adoption as a licensed mental health counselor, counseling expectant birth parents and conducting home studies of prospective adoptive parents. She remains a Florida licensed mental health counselor and is adoption competent certified as a therapist. She has been the director of legal services and executive director of two of the largest adoption agencies in Florida. In 2012, Tammi opened her own law practice to focus exclusively on adoption law, including representing Destiny Adoption Services.

Tammi graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Kentucky University in 1988. She received her master’s degree in educational psychology with a concentration in community counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1989. After practicing for many years as a therapist, administrator and consultant, Tammi decided to earn a law degree to better advocate for children and families. In 2005, she earned her law degree with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

Kristen McBee

Executive Director for Tennessee

After eight years of experience in social work and coordinating adoptions in the foster care system, Kristen appreciates the privilege to help children enter the world and match them with a family, who can help them thrive from day one. She also enjoys being able to provide post-adoption support to birth parents to offer hope and healing.

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As the executive director for Tennessee, Kristen oversees support groups, counseling, home studies, connecting birth moms and adoptive families with community resources, post-placement supervised visitation and matching adoptive families and children.

She earned a degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in general psychology from Capella University. Kristen holds certifications for conducting home studies, PATH (Parents as Tender Healers) and PMT (Parent Management Training).

Robyn Robertson

Robyn Robertson

Director of Community Relations

Robyn is responsible for marketing initiatives and community relations. As a mother of two, she is dedicated to promoting the message of adoption and finding forever homes for children. Her background in childcare gave her a firsthand look at how special family is. At Destiny Adoption, she’s found a place where she can put her heart into her work.

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Robyn and her husband attended adoption classes, and although they did not adopt, she feels privileged to now be a part of the adoption process in a whole new way.

Caterina Robertson

Caterina Robertson

Office Manager

Caterina is responsible for the operation of the four Destiny Adoption Services offices located in St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park and Sarasota, FL and Knoxville, TN. Her management ensures everything is in order for the Destiny team to provide optimal support, services and comfort to our birth moms and adoptive families.

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Caterina’s previous experience includes working as a veterinary technician and a personal assistant, where she gained exposure to adoption and developed her love and appreciation for adoption and its rewards.

Joy May

Joy May

Legal Assistant

Joy has worked in the adoption field since 2002. Her experience has been focused on managing cases and handling the day-to-day needs of birth parents and adoptive parents. As legal assistant, Joy assists with ICPC clearances, termination of parental rights proceedings, subsidies and finalization of adoptions.

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Joy is married and is the mother of two young children. She is committed to supporting the gift of adoption and feels honored to be a part of creating families.

Susan Major Bishop

Susan Major Bishop

Adoption Specialist Supervisor

Susan provides experienced adoptive family home study and post-placement supervision services. A home study social worker for one the state’s largest agencies for eight years, Susan has over 10 years of experience in the adoption field and a wealth of knowledge of home study and ICPC requirements.

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Previously, Susan worked as a birth mother caseworker, focusing on helping adoptive parents achieve their adoption dream. She began her career working in a neonatal intensive care unit and with children suffering from developmental delays. Susan holds a degree in sociology and social work.

Katrina "Malia" Price

Katrina "Malia" Price

Adoption Specialist

Malia is passionate about helping birth mothers and children. She works directly with birth parents to help with their pregnancy needs, adoption plan and help them prepare for the next chapter of their lives. She coordinates birth parent support and provides birth parent mentoring.

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Malia, a Hawaiian native, began her career working with special needs children in a therapeutic setting and working as a staff advocate with the 10th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem program. She has dedicated her time to projects, fundraisers and traveling overseas to help benefit children in need. Malia has a degree in social work and psychology with a pre-law focus.

Eileen McConoghey

Eileen McConoghey

Clinical Counselor

Eileen provides clinical counseling to support birth parents and adoptive parents through their adoption journeys. She also works with prospective adoptive parents to complete their home studies prior to adoption. After, she provides post-placement supervision when babies go home with their adoptive families.

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Working as an adoption counselor for more than ten years, Eileen began counseling children, who were adopted through the foster care system. She helped them to process their grief and trauma and educated and counseled the children’s adoptive parents. Soon after, she began counseling birth parents through their adoption plans.

Her experience allows her to apply the knowledge and experience she gained, when first working with adoptees, and use it to help educate prospective adoptive parents. Eileen has a degree in psychology and a master’s degree in health science in rehabilitation counseling from the University of Florida. She is also a certified rehabilitation counselor.

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Together, we’ll rewrite your story, shaping a destiny that will meet your needs.

Destiny Adoption Services is a Tampa Bay adoption agency serving all of Florida with more than four decades of adoption experience. Please call 24/7 to receive a free birth mother consultation.

(727) 202-8966