Welcoming Yvette Cook Darby as Board Member of The Forest School!

We are thrilled to announce that Yvette Cook Darby will be a Founding Board member of The Forest School!

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Yvette Cook Darby is a seasoned executive, business strategist, coach and consultant with more than 25 years of leadership experience. She has successfully enhanced the culture of organizations to become more competitive, responsive and innovative.  She is most proud of her work with non-profits, specifically those focused on education, to improve the conditions and opportunities for those living in underserved communities.

Yvette began her professional career in broadcast media sales, has owned a marketing consulting firm, and is a certified Personal and Executive Coach.  Her past positions include: President & CEO of Ushers New Look, Chief Marketing Officer of United Way of Atlanta, and Chief Strategy Officer of Georgia Public Broadcasting.  Yvette is currently coaching, consulting, and serving as Chief Operating Officer of Inspire, Inc.

She earned a master’s degree in mass communications and a bachelor’s degree in public affairs and political science from the University of Denver.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for SHRM Atlanta, Caring for Others, and the University of Denver, School of Arts and Sciences Alumni.  

Please join us in welcome Yvette as a Founding Board member!

Tyler Thigpen