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Executive Leadership Team

Terri English-Yancy BA, MA, MA, as Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Essential Families, brings 23 years of program policy, procedure, responsible fiscal management, and strategic planning with tactical detail experience.Data and positive outcome driven, Terri effectively manages compliance and finance matters, relative to Essential Families operations, while making efficiency decisions, and appropriate delegations.

Additionally, Terri successfully completed the WIPFLI Head Start fiscal management training, and has strong diverse individual collaboration “know how”.

Jeremy Sanders, BA Accounting, MBA Finance, as Chief Financial Officer for Essential Families, bring 12 years of international CFO experience, ranging from startups to multinational turnarounds, and oversight of budgets up to $130 million.

Jeremy has provided advisory and finance training, and support to businesses in more than 24 industries.

Jeremy’s advanced skills include: corporate finance leadership, strategy development, ERP and systems implementations, transformational leadership, innovation commercialization, fundraising, audit management, residential, commercial, and historic preservation real development projects.

Kenneth P. Yancy I, BBA, is Chief Digital Marketing and Data Officer of Essential Families, a serial entrepreneur and visionary with talents and experience resulting from over 35 years of leading successful multi-million dollar projects for Big Data, software, marketing, and telecommunications powerhouses IBM, Sprint, and Cisco Systems.Driven by his Proverbs-based faith, Mr. Yancy has laid out a simple imperative, based on his Digital/Mobile Marketing expertise: help people and organizations gain the most out of life, by leveraging Digital Systems, AI Platforms, and Real Estate Development. He pursues this goal with open-minded passion and uncanny “gift and talent” for using existing technology in innovative new ways.

Amy Fortney, BA, PMP, is Chief Operating Officer (COO) and leads the Program Management Office (PMO) for Essential Families.Amy is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), with more than 20 years of experience. Amy has led Operations and Project Management initiatives for a Fortune 100 company, the nation’s third largest non-profit health system, and in the service of federal and state government contracts.