Yvonna Stevens

Yvonna Stevens is IYF’s Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President. In this role, she oversees global finance, accounting, compliance, operations, and information technology. She previously served as IYF’s Director, International Finance and Administration from 2007 to 2018, during which time she provided financial management expertise in the oversight of international branch offices, project operations, and regional financial portfolios. Prior to this and since joining IYF in 2001, she worked in a variety of roles diversifying her financial and project experience including Project Finance Officer and Assistant Controller. She has worked in the field of international non-profit finance and operations for 20+ years, and has traveled to support a variety of programs in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East to develop financial management systems, set up infrastructure for international branch offices, and provide capacity strengthening to local community organizations. Before joining IYF, Yvonna worked as a paralegal with a local attorney network. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Morgan State University. 

Yvonna volunteers as a Scholars Program Mentor with the Obama Foundation and serves on several boards including Global Health Council, LAYC (Latin American Youth Center) where she is Chair of the Audit Committee, and Poets & Writers. Additionally, Yvonna serves as the USA country representative for IFR4NPO (International Financial Reporting for Non Profit Organizations), a global consortium that advises on the implementation of international financial reporting standards for nonprofit organizations. Yvonna was recognized by Women We Admire as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in Finance 2022.

Term Expires: December 31, 2023