Meet the Staff

Yazmin Wood, Executive Director

Yazmin Wood, Chief Executive Officer

Wood joined the Legacy Foundation team in 2016. She has been actively involved in business, organization, and community development throughout her life. Her personal experiences are eclectic having worked in leadership of non-profit organizations, in sales and marketing for a large corporation, as a clerk for city government and a teacher in the arts. Each of these jobs informed the person she is today with broad experience including strategic planning, leadership and facilitation, non-profit management and fundraising.

Wood graduated from Southwestern College with her M.B.A. and was a part of Leadership Kansas in 2006.

Andrea McNown, Chief Financial Officer

McNown is the first point of contact for donors to Legacy. She handles all bookkeeping through our specialized community foundation software, Community Pearl. Born and raised in Cowley County, she is very familiar with the area and all that it has to offer. As a former retail business owner, she knows the importance of community involvement and support that a business needs. Her customer service skills are an asset and she is glad to help you in anyway that she can.

McNown celebrated 13 years of service with Legacy Foundation in January 2020.