Clifford Yee

Northern Virginia Family Service

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Clifford Yee joined Northern Virginia Family Service in March 2018 as its Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the $38M Agency’s Finance, Technology, Procurement, Risk Management, 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 Social Impact consulting services at Raffa (Marcum LLP’s Social Sector practice) where he advised forward leaning organizations on assessing, improving, and implementing their social responsibility and partnership strategies. Earlier in his career, Cliff was the SVP/Senior Director of Community Affairs & Market President Network at Capital One Financial directly responsible for managing over $250M in philanthropic grants, in-kind, and volunteer service during his tenure. Cliff’s professional background also includes experience as 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 Nonprofit Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School, a Certificate in Nonprofit Board Excellence from BoardSource, and is a Certified ScrumMaster with the Scrum Alliance.

Additionally, Cliff is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Greater Washington, the 2021 Virginia Business 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 Gorge Mason University. In July 2020, Cliff was appointed to serve on the Virginia Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism for the Commonwealth. Furthermore, Cliff serves on the Virginia Service Foundation (Chair), the Fairfax County Economic Advisory Commission, Leadership Greater Washington Board of Directors, and the George Mason University Schar School of Policy & Government’s MPA Advisory Council. 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, 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 when they are not traveling and experiencing new adventures