Yes to Youth CEO Dannette Suding is stepping down from her role in September. (Courtesy Dannette Suding)
Dannette Suding, CEO of Montgomery County youth services organization Yes to Youth, is stepping down from her role in September, the organization announced. Suding has been the CEO of the organization for seven years. Yes to Youth provides crisis intervention, counseling and suicide prevention services, and it also provides housing for homeless, at-risk and abused youth.
"As I step down from the CEO role at Yes to Youth, I reflect on the tremendous growth we were able to accomplish over the last seven years," Suding said in a news release. "I look back with pride on everything we have done with our amazing donors, volunteers, board of directors and the staff to accomplish our vision to help more children. There are no words that can convey my gratitude to all of you."
Penny Wilson, the organization's current compliance officer, will fill the role of interim CEO until the position is permanently filled, according to the news release.
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