Servicing Veterans, Families, and the Community since 1979



Wendy Charece McClinton is a native daughter of NYC, where she was reared and received her formal education while attending college at the New York Institute of Technology; she decided to join the United States Army and served for a decade. This decorated Veteran served during the Desert Storm Persian Gulf Era.


So much can be said about the individual who is naturally gifted intellectually, works diligently, and has committed herself to the pursuit of excellence. Numerous citations and awards mark her tenure with the military, Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc., the National Association for Black Veterans (NABVETS) and the National Association of Black Military Women (NABMW), and Sigma Theta Alpha Military Sorority.

As an Administrator, her leadership and management skills gave way to her prolific role as President/CEO of Black Veterans for Social Justice. As a result of her sterling reputation for professionalism and devotion to duty, she was appointed as the National Vice Commander for the National Association of Black Veterans (NABVETS). This complicated and challenging position encompassed the overall responsibility for furthering Veterans’ services while galvanizing and organizing Veterans throughout the Eastern Region of the United States. Currently, Ms. McClinton serves on the Board of Directors of the National Coalitions for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) and as Chair of the NYC Major’s Veterans Advisory Board.


This patriot is very proud of her years of service and discipline in the Army as well. She was assigned to the United States Army Information Systems Command Pentagon, Washington DC, the 118th District Postal Unit, Pusan, Korea, and the 25th Infantry Division Light Mechanized, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Wendy is a graduate of the United States Army Logistical Management College.


Wendy earned her B.A. in Theology from the Andersonville Baptist Seminary. A Master of Arts in Theology was bestowed upon her in June 2006 when she graduated from the Rehoboth Theological Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She received certification from Stanford University Graduate School of Business Executive Leadership Program in Not-for-Profit Management.


Most view Wendy as the go-to person.She is a doting community servant who is a genius at organizing and motivating others. Wendy is the loving mother of her three sons; Knecos, Jamal and Jahcobe; and the grandmother, a.k.a. “GyGy” to Synai, Amauri, Knecos Jr., Alivia, LaShaya, Bryson, Trinity, Mia, Jacobe, Jr., Zuri and Josiah.