Amanda Stanley Announced as New Executive Director
Roanoke, Va. (March 1, 2013) - DePaul Community Resources Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Amanda Stanley has been named the organization’s Executive Director, effective April 1. From 2009 to 2010, Stanley served as a DePaul Community Advisory Board member and as a member of the DePaul Board of Directors from 2010 to 2011.
“Amanda is an exceptional, highly-regarded business executive with a very diverse background, bringing to DePaul extensive expertise in human services from various unique perspectives,” said Nadia Summo, DePaul Board Vice President.
As President of TwoChair Solutions since 2009, Stanley provided consulting to various human service organizations in the Southwest Virginia region, including DePaul. She led these organizations through many executive-level operational processes including training, strategic planning, program development, grant-writing, meeting facilitation and policy analysis. In 2010, Stanley also founded FindFamilyServices, LLC, an online search engine of human services in Virginia.
Previously, Stanley gained extensive experience in human service with both Bedford County and Roanoke City, culminating with her position as the Comprehensive Services Act Coordinator for Roanoke City from 2006 to 2009.
“Amanda’s previous endeavors have allowed her to develop a valuable and well-respected understanding of our operating environment and of the services that are available to those in need throughout the Commonwealth,” said Summo. “We look forward to having Amanda on board as a transformational leader who will capture not only our hearts and minds, but the hearts and minds of all those who rely on DePaul for superior human services.”
Stanley earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from University of Richmond and a master’s degree in Sociology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va.