OUR BOARD

Our Mission          Our Vision          Our History          Our Board          Our Staff          Our Brochure

I faced challenges in the U.S. and Liberty’s Promise gave me a better understanding of my new environment and how I can relate to the people. —17-year-old Ethiopian youth

A six-member Board of Directors oversees the activities of Liberty’s Promise. The Board, which meets quarterly, represents professionals from the private and nonprofit sectors and includes a youth representative. Board members are:

Mr. Andrew Young (Board Chairperson & Treasurer)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. 

Mr. Ethan Bond: Mr. Bond is COO at Aspen Medical International (AMI), having immigrated to the United States in 2012 after having lived and worked for the previous ten years in Africa and the Middle East. He leads a global team of healthcare professionals, aviators, operations, logistics and administrative specialists as well as AMI’s corporate headquarters just outside of Washington DC. Mr. Bond is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Leadership Development Program, London University’s of Oriental and African Studies and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He was the founding Chariman of the Overseas Security and Advisory Council in Basra, Iraq and is currently actively involved in a number of youth oriented charities, from coaching youth hockey to supporting fundraising efforts to enable access to higher education at a national level.

Ms. Pamela Daley (Secretary): Ms. Daley is originally from the great state of Ohio and is currently the Grants & Communications Manager at Capital City Public Charter School in Washington, DC. Prior to Capital City, Pamela worked as a Program Officer for Liberty’s Promise from 2009-2012. She holds a Master in International Development from the University of Pittsburgh – Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and a dual Bachelor in International Studies and Political Science from Wright State University. 

Ms. Krista Hendry: 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. Jack McLindon: Mr. McLindon is an Experienced Associate in the Financial Services Operations practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. McLindon originally got involved with Liberty’s Promise by teaching financial literacy as a guest speaker at our programs. Since then, Mr. McLindon has developed a passion for the organization and now serves on the Finance Committee of the Liberty’s Promise Board of Directors. Mr. McLindon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Davidson College where he also earned an athletic scholarship to play baseball. 

Jennifer Rubin: Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for the Washington Post, one of the most widely read sites on politics and foreign and domestic policy. Since she joined The Post in 2010, she has covered presidential and midterm campaigns, conducted hundreds of interviews with newsmakers and analyzed ongoing debates about healthcare, the media, immigration, globalization and trade.  Prior to coming to The Post, she wrote for the print and online editions of Commentary magazine.  She keeps a vigorous schedule of public speaking events and is a regular guest on MSNBC, NPR, CBS radio and other news outlets.  Prior to a career in journalism, Jennifer practiced labor law for 20 years. She now resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, sons, and eccentric dog.

 

 

All Rights Reserved | 2015 | Liberty's Promise