Glenda joined DCCK as the Chief Financial Officer in the Spring of 2006. In the fall of 2009, she took an 18-month sabbatical to work overseas and returned to DCCK as the CFO in June of 2011. Originally from New Orleans, Glenda has a B.S. degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration from the University of New Orleans and an MBA from George Washington University.
After a 10-year stint working for a variety of hotels and restaurants in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Glenda joined the Peace Corps and went to Uzbekistan in 1992 as part of the first group of Peace Corps Volunteers in the Former Soviet Union. In 1998, Glenda moved to Washington DC and started working for non-profits as a financial manager. She was the Controller and CFO of Search for Common Ground before joining the team at DC Central Kitchen. During her sabbatical, she was the Director of Finance and Administration for Just Vision in Israel.