Board of Directors
Co-Founder & Acting Executive Director
Wendy believes in harnessing the synergy between the profit and non-profit worlds to create truly sustainable initiatives. She is proud of the TYTP team and their positioning The Yellow Tractor Project as a national thought leader at the intersection of wellness, education, and rethinking food in America. When not Tractoring, Wendy can be found with her four children, two dogs and one husband.
Megan Nakra is a results-driven consultant and public health advocate. With experience in pharmaceutical and quality assurance industries, she approaches grassroots and community issues with meticulous methodology. Having earned a Master of Science in Biotechnology from Rush University, she now pursues a Master in Public Policy and Administration degree at Northwestern University. Megan serves more...
Magen Elliott Savo
Magen is a corporate meeting planner and a certified Footzoner from The Nordblom American Institute of FootZonology. Throughout her twenty-year career, she has planned and executed hundreds of corporate and leisure meetings and events both domestic and internationally. Her love of travel has taken her to 48 states and 76 countries for both work and leisure. She also has spent time working in the high more...
Member at Large
Sebastian Stankiewicz was born in Augustow, Poland and raised on Chicago's north side. He attended Michigan State University where he earned his Bachelor's degree in General Management with Honor. Upon graduation Sebastian spent a year working in Major League Baseball as a Marketing Intern with the Florida Marlins before returning to Chicago and spending the next four years at Allstate Insurance more...
Ashvin Veligandla has over 14 years of IT Product Development experience and currently works as Senior Project Manager at TransUnion, Chicago. Before that he worked as a Senior Project Manager at Cognizant Technology Solutions, a premier global IT Services Company. He has previously worked as Senior Developer, Architect at Infosys Technologies Limited. He advocates for making technology fun, more...
Following her graduation from Wesleyan University, Hannah Gay began her career as a teacher on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico as a corps member in Teach For America. She then went on to teach and lead the literacy department at STRIVE Prep (formerly West Denver Prep) charter school in Denver, Colorado. She moved to Chicago in 2010 to pursue her MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management; while there, more...
Lonnie currently serves as the Co-Chair and Programming Chair of the Family Action Network (FAN), and is the Editor of the Parent Education Consortium (PEC) Calendar.