Lynda Mann is the Co-Founder and President of the Board of The YouthQuest Foundation, an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) headquartered in Chantilly, VA. Lynda served in the U.S. Army for 26 years as an organization development consultant and a senior acquisition official. She has successfully launched three consulting firms. Lynda also is a published writer, an avid golfer and a passionate scuba diver.
Lynda is committed to serving her community in many ways, most recently on the Commission for Women in the City of Fairfax, where she served two terms as the President of the Commission. On the Commission she was instrumental in providing training for women entrepreneurs seeking to start a business, and raising the visibility of information to help First Responders recognize the signs of trafficking in humans.
For YouthQuest, Lynda has a long-term vision to provide job skills training opportunities for high school dropouts who want to turn their lives around.
Lynda holds a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Education, a master’s degree in Sociology, and is ABD on her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction. She is married to Bill Hall, and has two step-sons, Douglas and Donald, and two grandchildren.
Allen O. Cage, Jr. is president and chief executive officer of AOC Solutions, Inc. AOC provides best-in-class commercial payment solutions, financial management and accounting related products and services, and contact center operations services to government and corporate clients.
To complement AOC’s purchase, fleet, and travel payment technology and implementation, software solutions, and process re-engineering, he formed two autonomous businesses that collaborate when appropriate to provide comprehensive solutions to clients. 3Delta Systems offer merchants a variety of fully hosted Internet-based payment systems and services to assist organizations with their purchase program needs. FEDAC Processing, one of the 100 largest card acquirers in the country by transaction volume, offers program-managed vendor enrollment and payment processing solutions to government agencies, accounts payable clients, and banking partners.
Allen gives back to his community through The YouthQuest Foundation, the non-profit he co-founded to provide at-risk teenagers with scholarships that open doors to quality education. He is the vice president of the Foundation’s board.
Prior to founding AOC, Allen served honorably in the U.S. Army for 24 years where his contributions ranged from flying the Cobra gunship to managing government procurement and purchase card programs. He earned his bachelor’s degree in geology from the West Virginia University and his master’s degree in contract and acquisition management from the Florida Institute of Technology.