YADL’s New Operations Team Announced


Washington, DC – Young Americans for Diplomatic Leadership’s Vice President for Operations, Rebecca English, has named three directors to work with her in overseeing the organization’s development, financial, and technology efforts.

Mr. Fred “Bo” Gilliam of Decatur, Alabama, is the Director of Development. In this role, he will be responsible for YADL’s multifaceted fundraising goals—from corporate and foundation outreach, individual and online giving campaigns, and government grants—in support of the organization and its programs.

Mr. Steven Mihalisko of Fairfax, Virginia, is the Director of Finance. Mr. Mihalisko will oversee YADL’s finance and accounting practices, manage the organization’s budget, and assist with the annual audit to ensure maximum efficiency and transparency.

Mr. Matthew Tan of Linwood, New Jersey, is the Director of Technology. This position is responsible for YADL’s technology infrastructure and digital platforms, including its website, and will help the organization expand its online presence.

Together, the new operations team will move quickly to set a new strategic direction for the department that builds upon YADL’s successful first year and allows for growth.