Terri Dean is a retired corporate and non-profit executive. In October 2012, she joined the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) as its Chief Membership Officer and served in that capacity until June 2015. Prior to joining GSEP, Terri was a successful executive who retired in October 2008 as the senior vice president of global communications for Verizon Business. Over the course of her career at Verizon, she acquired expertise in finance, marketing, sales, customer service operations, and corporate communications. Terri’s accomplishments as a leader and mentor earned her the distinction of having a business case written about her at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Terri serves on the Board of Trustees of Lincoln University and the Ron Brown Scholar Fund, formerly served on the Board of Trustees of Chatham University (her alma mater), and is a former chair of the Board of Visitors of the Divinity School at Duke University. She is a former member of the Executive Leadership Council, an invitation-only organization of the most senior African American executives in Fortune 500 companies. Terri is the mother of two amazing daughters, Natalie and Camille, and resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her passions of mentoring and nurturing leadership development opportunities for women and girls are what drew her to Whine & Cheese.