Clifford Yee

Cliff YeeClifford Yee joined Northern Virginia Family Service in March 2018 as its Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the Agency’s Finance, Information Technology, Risk Management, Procurement, Facilities Management, and NVFS Ventures social enterprise functions.

Cliff brings over two decades of professional experience gained in the consulting, financial services, and nonprofit sectors delivering business results and social value. Prior to NVFS, Cliff was the Managing Director of Corporate Social Responsibility consulting services at Raffa-Marcum where he advised organizations on assessing, improving, and implementing their social impact and partnership strategies. Earlier in his career, Cliff was the SVP/Senior Director of Community Affairs & Market President Network at Capital One, a strategy consultant with CAST Management Consultants, the Associate Executive Director of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity & Foundation, and an information technology consultant with Broughton Systems.

Cliff earned an MBA from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University and a BS in Business Administration cum laude from the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. He also holds a Certificate in Social Sector Leadership from the University of California – Berkeley, a Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a Certified ScrumMaster with the Scrum Alliance.

Additionally, Cliff is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Greater Washington, Virginia Business magazine’s 2021 CFO of the Year (Large Nonprofit) award winner, a 2020 Washington Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award winner, a DCA Live Star Nonprofit CFO honoree, a NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award recipient, and an Adjunct Professor in Nonprofit Studies at George Mason University.  In July 2020, then-Virginia Governor Northam appointed Cliff to serve on the Advisory Board on Service & Volunteerism for the Commonwealth. He was re-appointed by Governor Youngkin in 2023 and is currently Chair. Cliff also serves on the Virginia Service Foundation (Treasurer, Past Chair), Fairfax County Economic Advisory Commission, as well as the MPA Advisory Council at GMU’s Schar School of Policy & Government. His previous civic engagement includes volunteer roles with Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa (National Treasurer), Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington (Treasurer), Northern Virginia Workforce Development Board, Leadership Greater Washington, Tahirih Justice Center, Points of Light Civic Accelerator, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, and both his alma maters. Cliff and his wife reside in Fairfax, Virginia.

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