Lisa Whetzel, Executive Director: Lisa has been with Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread) since 2005 and in the role of Executive Director since 2007. She has more than a decade of nonprofit leadership and management experience. She has a proven record of success in business management, including financial management, constituent relationship management, business development, fundraising, marketing, public speaking, and technology and branding project management. Under her leadership, Britepaths has created impactful programs which stabilize families in financial crisis and move them toward long term self-sufficiency with measurable success. Lisa was awarded Finalist for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 2021 Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award. Britepaths was awarded Nonprofit of the Year 2019 by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Washington Good Business Awards. From 2019-2021, she was the Chair of the board of Fairfax County Alliance for Human Services and on the advisory board for Virginia Nonprofit Leadership Council. She sits on the board of Volunteer Career Works, as well as on the Fairfax City Commission on Women. She is a graduate of the 2010 Leadership Fairfax Institute. After graduating from James Madison University, she spent a year as a Jesuit Volunteer Corps Group Home Counselor in Alaska. She and her husband reside in Fairfax City, Virginia, where they raised their three grown children.