Board of Directors 2015

Bryn Tierney, President 

-Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)/Compliance Safety & Security Officer (CSSO), Vantage West Credit Union

Bryn Tierney possesses over twelve years of regulatory compliance, financial crime investigations, risk mitigation, disaster recovery/business continuity planning, and security experience from the private sector. He works in Tucson Arizona for Vantage West Credit Union in their Enterprise Risk Management / Compliance Department.

Mr. Tierney actively engages his community thru a variety of different channels by volunteering at Pima County Office of Emergency Management serving as Southern Arizona’s financial industry liaison to the Emergency Operation Center.  Bryn is also the Southern Arizona Chair for the Board of Directors at AZ INFRAGARD for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In early 2015, Bryn joined the Board of Directors for World Care in Tucson.

Bryn participates in a range of professional affiliations, including: International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI), the National and local Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and Tucson’s INTEL Financial Crimes BBB group. Additionally, he is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).  Bryn obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY) in Sociology/Criminology, and earned his Master’s degree from Utica College in New York in Economic Crime Management. Bryn is a graduate of the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) program, class of 2013.

Christy Sizer, Treasurer

-Assurance Associate


Christy has 3 years of public accounting experience and anticipates CPA certification in Nov. 2015. Christy graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. Christy enjoys being involved with the community and is extremely happy to be involved with World Care. She is looking forward to watching World Care grow and continue to thrive. She emphasizes the importance of transparency and integrity within the organization and will seek to ensure the organization remains at the highest level of transparency.

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-BS; President and Owner, The Talent Store, LLC
After graduating from the University of Arizona, Devon has obtained varied leadership experience in both large corporations and small, single owner businesses in the areas of retail and healthcare consulting.  Most recently, having 10 years of recruitment and executive search experience. Through her career she has built, trained and developed recruitment teams, played a key role in marketing strategy and business development, and has been the key contact within client companies from the CEO to mid-leadership and Directors of HR in 40+ states, helping to identify talent needs, analyze current practices and shape systems and solutions customized for each company’s culture, current processes and resources available.


Gwen Corner, Director 

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Gwen Corner graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with minors in Spanish and Sociology. She held positions at World Care for 3 years as both the Director of Operations and Project Manager. She has conducted needs assessments in areas such as Middlesex County, New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy and Moore, Oklahoma after the devastating tornadoes in 2013. In addition, she has worked on international humanitarian aid projects for Nepal, Lebanon, Philippines, and Guatemala for the organization. During her tenure at World Care, she held the Secretary position of the Southern Arizona Community Organizations Active in Disasters and served as the Founder and Co-Chair of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Tucson. Gwen currently lives in Fort Collins, Colorado as a candidate for the Global, Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA at Colorado State University.

Tracelyn Sutton, Director 

Terie Tutt, Director