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    Brenda Stith-Finch
    Northern Virginia Chapter

    Brenda Alumus of Year 2016Brenda Stith-Finch is currently retired from Verizon Communications after a 34 year career. Prior to retirement from Verizon Communications in 2010, Brenda was Vice President of the Verizon Federal Service and Program Management teams that supported 1,000 Federal Government agencies and customers. Her responsibilities included providing end-to-end service delivery for specialized customer billing, contract modifications, contract compliance and contract deliverable. She oversaw the process consistency and standardization across services and products. 

    She also developed the comprehensive Operation Risk Management Strategy, which addressed key areas of concern related to project management and ongoing implementation activity for Federal Customer Service Centers.

    Throughout Brenda's career she has won numerous awards.  They include: 

    • Two-time recipient of the Verizon Business Unit Excellence Award (Large Business Services Center and Federal Services Center) (2002 and 2004)
    • Recipient, National Eagle Leadership Institute Award (1995)
    • Future Business Leaders of America Business Person of the Year Award, Washington, DC Chapter (1992)
    • Senior Advisor, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF) National Security Strategy Exercise (NSSE) (2008)
    • National Women of Color Technology Award (2007)
    • Most Important Blacks in Business and Technology Award (2009)
    • The Pentagon Command Communication Survivability Program Award (9-11 events)
    Brenda is currently the President of the VSUAA-Northern Virginia Chapter. Since she became President in 2012, the Chapter has won many awards (National Chapter President of the Year, Medium Chapter of the Year, Young Trojan of the Year, 2014 Alumnus of the Year). She consistently focuses on fundraising for the University. She also worked with the VSU Office of Institutional Advancement to develop a fundraising model that has been used successfully by others in support of the University.

    She received her BS degree in Agricultural Business from VSU in 1971 and a Masters of Business Administration from Syracuse University. She completed the Center for Creative Leadership Development and the Wharton School of Leadership Development. She is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
  • Chapter of the Year Open or Close

     Chesterfield Chapter 2016

    Medium Size Chapter - Chesterfield County Chapter

     

      

    Northern VA Chapter 2016
    Large Size Chapter - Northern Virginia Chapter

  • Chapter President of the Year Open or Close

     2016 President of the Year

    Tiffani Sykes
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    President, VSUAA-Varsity Club Chapter

     

      

    President of the Year 2016 Linette Crenshaw Camp

    Linette Crenshaw Camp
    President, VSUAA-Chesterfield Chapter

  • Board Member of the Year Open or Close

    Board Member of the Year 2016 Laurie Carpenter
    Laurie Carpenter
     
    Board Representative of the
       VSUAA-Tidewater Chapter

  • Young Trojan Award Open or Close

    Young Trojan Award

    Wesley R. Wright
    VSUAA-Northern Virginia Chapter

     

     

     

     

    Orange and Blue Award

    Chantel Brown 
    VSUAA-Greater Petersburg Chapter


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