Yared Negash

Director of Finance

Yared Negash serves as Warrior-Scholar Project’s director of finance.

Yared joined WSP in October 2021 and brings more than a decade of finance and accounting experience working with nonprofit organizations and state government. Originally from Ethiopia, he attended Addis Ababa University, majoring in English literature before leaving to come to the U.S. He earned his B.S. in business administration from Washington Adventist University and MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

In his spare time, he enjoys baking cakes, cooking, and gardening, and is a volunteer with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener program.

Yared lives in Alexandria, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., with his wife, four rescued cats, and two dogs.

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