Theresa Young was born in Camden, New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree in elementary education from the University of Delaware and her MBA from Widener University.
Ms. Young joined the Nemours Foundation in January 2000. She is the Vice President for Human Resources and is responsible for all Human Resource functions organization-wide.
Before coming to Nemours, Ms. Young worked as a Vice President of Human Resources in the financial services industry for eighteen years. She also worked at W.L. Gore and Associates in Human Resources for two years.
She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management and the American Society of Healthcare Human Resource Administration. She previously has served on the Board of Education for the Diocese of Wilmington for ten years serving as the Chairperson of the Board for the last five years of service. Currently, she is an officer and Board member for Catholic Charities.
She lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her daughter Meagan. Together they enjoy the theater and travelling.