Board of Directors
US Director and Board President
B.S. Entrepreneurship, Minor - Religion, Grove City College
M.B.A. International Development, Eastern University
Licensed U.S. Customs Broker (LCB)
Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)
Ruth Entwistle is a founding member of Youth 4 Business. She has studied and worked in international development for the past 12 years. Ruth majored in Entrepreneurship at Grove City College, focusing much of her free time in her junior and senior years to the development and launch of Deep Springs International (DSI), the predecessor organization to Youth 4 Business. She received her MBA in International Development from Eastern University. Ruth also works as a licensed customs broker for seafood importer, Heron Point Seafood in Newmarket, NH. She has a wonderful husband, Ryan, and four beautiful little girls.
B.S. International Business, Grove City College
M.A. International Commerce and Policy, George Mason University
Leigh is the Director of Development at Justice Ventures International which provides freedom, justice, and restoration to those suffering from human trafficking and other injustice. She previously worked in higher education fundraising with the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University. Her fundraising philosophy is guided by a framework of mutual benefit as described by Henri Nouwen in, “A Spirituality of Fundraising.” She serves as a mentor with Alexandria-based nonprofit Casa Chirilagua and within the community of Incarnation Anglican Church. A native Texan, she loves to explore other countries and cherishes a trip to Haiti with Youth 4 Business amongst her favorite adventures. While at home in Arlington, VA she enjoys gardening and frequent walks with her rescue lab, Daisy.
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Grove City College
Greg spent over 12 years working in the defense industry. Known for his adaptability and quick problem solving, he quickly slid into web development roles; at one point even building an in-house program management tool. Eventually this work led to him finding and developing a passion for web accessibility, an area focused on making sure the web can be used by all, including those with any number of disabilities. His current focus is on continuing the expansion of this important field. Outside of his professional career, Greg has led his local condo association as Board President for over 10 years, focusing on a path of fiscal solvency, continued improvements to the infrastructure and facilities, and manageable fees.
Susie and her husband, Tim, have three children and enjoy living on the New Hampshire seacoast. Before having children, Susie worked as a home designer and still loves to work on all kinds of creative projects, especially interior and architectural design, whenever she can. Her current season of life finds her being a full time homeschool teacher to their three children, ranging in age from 3 to 14. She is passionate about mentoring her Children, and others God has placed in her life, to grow in their understanding of who God is and their identity in Him.
B.S. Biology, Cornell University
M.S., Biological Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
Ed.M. Technology, Innovation, and Education, Harvard University
Janet has seventeen years of science assessment and curriculum development experience and over twelve years of college teaching experience. She currently helps teachers in both informal and formal learning environments design curriculum resources. Janet is married to Tom, has three married children, and eight simply amazing grandchildren. Janet helped review the initial curriculum for Youth 4 Business.
Elysée teaches at Université Publique du Sud aux Cayes . His subjects are:
Elysée has taught for 20 years and has a passion to invest in youth so that they can reach their goals.