Wendy Tippett

Director, Division of Human and Veteran Services
Palm Beach County

Wendy Tippett has been involved in with nonprofits and government organizations for 30 years. She holds her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a specialization in Community Services and her master’s degree in Nonprofit Management. Ms. Tippett is also a Nationally Certified Grant Writer and holds her Fund Development Certification from Florida Atlantic University as well as her Green Belt Certification in Six Sigma. Wendy began her career working with abused and neglected teens before moving into providing services, programs and housing for homeless families and their children. She is familiar with local, state and federal funding sources and has been recognized as an expert in collaborations and cross-system teams. After spending 25 years in the non-profit sector, she moved into her current position, Director of Human and Veteran Services, with Palm Beach County and has been instrumental in the implementation of coordinated entry, initiatives to end youth and veteran homelessness, innovative street to work programs, and cross systems collaborations.