MEET OUR BOARD
Mr. Young is a shareholder at Renner & Company, CPA, P.C. and has worked in public accounting for both Big 4 and regional firms throughout his career. Passionate about serving the non-profit community, his non-profit experience includes audits of trade associations, public charities, private foundations, labor unions, schools, and other tax exempt organizations. In addition, he has extensive experience auditing federal award programs and grants. Mr. Young holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New York, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from Liberty University. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and New York State, and maintains a Chartered Global Management Accountant License. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Finance and Administration Roundtable.
Ms. Greve is a nonprofit consultant and Washington Fellow for Christian Solidarity Worldwide, an advocacy group promoting freedom of religion or belief for all peoples and faiths. She was formerly Vice President for Programs and East Asia Director at the National Endowment for Democracy, with previous experience at Special Olympics International, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Ms. Greve has served on the Amnesty International board and the Virginia Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and is an advisor to the Uyghur Human Rights Project and the International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China. She is the author of several book chapters on ethnic issues and human rights in China, and has testified before Congress on democracy in Asia.
Ms. Hendry is the COO at Monkey Forest Consulting, a social performance consulting firm. She works with businesses, international financial institutions, and NGOs on issues related to sustainable economic development, human rights, and security. She is also adjunct faculty at American University in the Social Enterprise program at the School of International Service. Before joining Monkey Forest, she served as Executive Director of The Fund for Peace, a DC-based international NGO, having previously led its Human Rights & Business program and before that as its Director of Communications and Development. She holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a BA from the University of Virginia.
Mr. McLindon is an Experienced Associate in the Financial Services Operations practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. McLindon has been on the board since 2014 and currently sits on the Finance Committee, which approves the organizations annual budget. He originally got involved with Liberty's Promise by teaching financial literacy as a guest speaker at our programs. Mr. McLindon is currently involved in the strategic expansion of Liberty's Promise through efforts to improve corporate sponsorship and analyzing potential geographical opportunities for expansion.
Whitney Tvrdy is the Director of Business Development Operations for Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Sector. She is responsible for driving strategy alignment, pipeline expansion, and process efficiency. She previously served on the Integration Management Team in support of the merger of Orbital ATK and Northrop Grumman Corporation, supporting integration of the two companies across corporate functions. Before joining ORbital ATK, Whitney worked as an expatriate for an NGO in Asia. Dueing her tenure, Whitney helped designed and fund community development projects in rural villages. She effectively implemented over ten projects in five villages, and she led a mentoring program for over fifty middle school girls. Whitney earned an MBA from The George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. She is the recipient of various awards and honors, including the Missouri Lieutenant Governor’s Service Award and the 2019 Loudon County 40 Under 40 Class, which recognizes rising business and community leaders.
Ms. Wilk is the Director of Public Affairs and Development at the Passenger Vessel Association (PVA), Alexandria, VA based national trade group. She brings more than 10 years of experience in not for profit management and government relations. Her career as an advocate for others combined with her passion for serving her community is highlighted in her work and dedication to the youth of Liberty's Promise (LP). She strongly believes in LP's mission of involving even more students in learning living out civic engagement. Jen is a long time fan and supporter of LP and is honored to serve on the Board. She holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from American University in Washington D.C.