Wendy is a passionate believer in the innate goodness and potential of all individuals and is committed to supporting folks on their journey towards their best selves. With a career heavily rooted in direct service, she spent nearly two decades providing and managing direct service programs for folks living with extremely low incomes. She delights in listening, problem-solving, and providing creative solutions. Wendy has a master’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Longwood College. She lives in the DC area with her wife and dog. When she’s not at work, you might find her working in the garden, watching the birds in her backyard, or dreaming about an upcoming camping/hiking adventure.