Tenney Cassell brings 19 years of leadership and development experience to the creation of Two Steps Forward. She has developed more than $3,000,000 in new revenues for client organizations and has led our organizations through change and project growth. Tenney started her career in the field of human services. She has experience at three Chicagoland not for profits prior to co-founding Two Steps Forward, Inc. Tenney served as the Executive Director of a nonprofit community based organization that provides employment services to individuals with disabilities for 10 years. She has a Masters of Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Services from Northern Illinois University
Since co-founding Two Steps Forward, Inc. in 2003 Tenney worked along side of small and large non profits as well as the for profit businesses to expand and diversify funding streams, develop programs and establish methodologies to evaluate programs. Tenney has successfully written numerous federal, state, local and private grants.