Panel: "Servant Leadership: Creating a Culture of Trust"
CEO, YWCA of Central Virginia
Stephanie Andrews is the Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Central Virginia. She is a graduate of Amherst County High School, received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Lynchburg, has an MBA from Averett University, and has completed 2 years of her doctorate in Education of Leadership Studies from University of Lynchburg with plans to continue pursuing in the near future.
She has previously worked for Lynchburg City Schools and in the corporate environments of Centra, Horizon Behavioral Health, and Genworth Financial.
She is an upstanding member of the community and a champion volunteer for over 20 years. She is a current member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Iota Omega Chapter, a member of the Junior League of Lynchburg where she currently serves as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, a longtime member of the Coalition for HIV Awareness and Prevention (CHAP), a Beacon Buddy for the Beacon of Hope, a Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance (LRBA) Leadership Lynchburg graduate, former Alumni Consultant and now serving as a Leadership Council Board Member as well as newly appointed to the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation among many other commitments and engagement within the community.
Over her 20 years, she has also served her time in various community youth organizations such as Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, CASA, Amazement Square, , Girls on the Run, Iron Lives, The Listening and more. She has a deep strong passion and heart for the youth in our community.
Owner & CEO, Nation's Best CPR
Jennifer McBride is the owner and CEO of Nation’s Best CPR, a nationwide training business that educates tens of thousands of people each year in the life-saving skills of CPR and First Aid.
Jennifer’s marketing and business development experience have helped her grow Nation’s Best CPR from a start-up to an industry leader. Her passion for data analytics drives decision-making while her use of lean processes creates a finely tuned approach to both her business and personal lives.
Jennifer believes strongly in leading by example. “Leadership requires not only setting clear expectations but modeling the level of performance you expect from others,” she says. Jennifer continues, “Being a leader means stepping up as the first person willing to ‘get your hands dirty,’ while encouraging and empowering others to jump in with you!”
Jennifer earned her BBA in Marketing from Abilene Christian University and her MBA in Management from the University of Lynchburg. She’s a graduate of Streetwise MBA, offered through the Virginia Scaling4Growth program. Jennifer is a certified CPR instructor through American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Health and Safety Institute, and National Safety Council.
She’s lived in the Lynchburg area for 8 years now but is originally from Dallas, Texas where she worked under titles such as: Senior Research Analyst and Director of Marketing and Business Development. Her personal, professional passion involves creating environments that help development and support entrepreneurs.
While Jennifer has achieved great success in the business world, she feels her greatest achievement is being a mother to her 7 children. Her heart for the orphan led her to become a foster mom and ultimately adopt 3 of her 7 children.
CTO and Founding Partner, CloudFit Software
Carroll Moon is the Co-Founder and CTO at CloudFit Software. Carroll grew up in rural Pittsylvania County across the river from Altavista. Altavista is Carroll’s hometown and Lynchburg is Carroll’s home city.
Carroll founded CloudFit (a for-profit company) to fund two charities: KidFit (hope and opportunities for youth via sports) and JobFit (hope and opportunities for adults and young adults via IT training and internships).
As a business, CloudFit builds apps for the cloud, migrates apps to the cloud and runs apps in the cloud. Prior to CloudFit, Carroll spent almost 18 years at Microsoft where he got to help build and run Microsoft’s Clouds (Office 365, XBOX Live and Azure). Carroll lives in downtown Lynchburg with is wife of 23 years (Carolyn), his daughter when she is not at college in NYC (Emily), his son who is a sophomore at LCA (Jeb) and their pound-rescue-dog (Pip).
Keller Williams Lynchburg
Bio coming soon.