JENNIFER COLE, CPA
Jennifer Cole has built a successful career over two decades in the accounting and auditing fields in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. Currently Jennifer serves as a Senior Staff Accountant in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Office of Compliance and Policy. There she works to ensure the OCC is in compliance with OMB A-123 Management’s Responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control and that internal controls within the agency are effective and efficient and support the reliability of financial reporting.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Accounting from Virginia Tech. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Association of Government Accountants. She is active in her local community and her sorority, where she has served as the Treasurer since 2017.
Jennifer has been the Chief Financial Associate for TDE Consulting Services since 2018.
Expertise: Accounting, Audit Preparation
NAKEINA E. DOUGLAS-GLENN, PhD
Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn, PhD, is a higher education academic and practitioner with more than 15 years of experience in organizational development, leadership development, public policy analysis, and racial equity. She earned her PhD in public administration and public affairs with a certificate in race and social policy from the Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) at Virginia Tech. She has a Master of Social Work from Radford University and received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and Bachelor of Science in sociology from Virginia Tech.
Dr. Douglas-Glenn currently serves as director and associate professor at The Research Institute for Social Equity (RISE) in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors. She is an active leader in many community and professional organizations, and is an elected member of several state and local boards.
Expertise: Program Development, Implementation, & Evaluation; Racial Equity Analysis; Group Session Facilitation; Individual Performance Coaching
LAWRENCE SAMUEL YOUNG, MPH
Lawrence Young grew up with a passion for health and health equity. At an early age, he became passionate about improving the health of underserved communities which led to work experiences in the public health field. His career has centered on the intersection of public health and health equity with positions that have allowed him to work in grant management, community engagement, health education, behavioral research, data analysis, program development/evaluation, and health education.
Lawrence graduated from Morehouse College in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Public Health. He continued his formal education at Emory University, where he earned a Master of Public Health degree. Young’s goal is to focus his career on creating and sustaining initiatives that promote health equity, address the social determinants of health, and facilitate meaningful stakeholder engagement.
DASHNI SATHASIVAM, MPH
Dashni Sathasivam is compelled by the intersection of public health policy and advocacy. It is her core belief that meaningfully engaging communities directly impacted by policies is central to achieving structural changes and advancing health and racial equity. Originally from Wisconsin, her role as the Latino Outreach Coordinator with the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center's Cancer Health Disparities Initiative and service as a City Year Milwaukee AmeriCorps Member informed her community-based participatory approach to health and partnership building. Dashni graduated with a Master’s in Public Health in health policy from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH). She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Gender & Women's Studies and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Expertise: Community, Consumer & Stakeholder Engagement, Community-Based Participatory Approaches, Equity Impact Assessments, Health Policy, Qualitative & Quantitative Methodologies, Data Visualization
OLIVIA X. BARNES
Olivia X. Barnes offers her expertise to TDE Consulting Group as the scheduler and logistics support person for the Group. She earned her M.A. in English Literature from Virginia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in English Literature from Eastern Washington University.