CMSgt VaTema M. Ivy, USAF, Ret. is the Director of Development and is responsible for all aspects of fundraising, capital campaign management, grant request and marketing. Additionally she works with the President/CEO and the Development Committee of the Board of Directors to create and implement development programs. Prior to her current position, she was the Administrator at the Hawthorn House assisted living facility overseeing the day to day operation of AFEV’s assisted living residence and memory support neighborhood. Vee spent 25 years in the Air Force, and served in numerous leadership positions in Europe, Missouri, Florida, California, and South Korea. VaTema earned her bachelor degree in business administration & human resource management from Columbia Southern University.