Andrea Tucker, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Andrea directs the finance and accounting functions, which increase the organization’s operational and financial capacity to benefit the children, families and communities of South Carolina.

She is a certified public accountant (CPA), receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina and master’s of professional accounting from Clemson University. Prior to joining Children’s Trust, Andrea was an auditor at Elliott Davis, LLC.

Andrea Tucker, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

803-744-4030

atucker@scchildren.org

McKenzie Hudson

Senior Grants Accountant

McKenzie Hudson is a senior grants accountant who serves as the primary fiscal contact for sub-recipients and a secondary contact for fiscal affairs on the federal level. She monitors budgets, invoices and reimbursement requests to ensure compliance with federal and organizational regulations. In addition, she supports grantees throughout the state with technical assistance needs and on-site visits.

A graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, McKenzie has spent her career in accounting and marketing.

The Saluda native likes to spend her free time watching sports, especially cheering for her Chanticleers, and enjoying the outdoors. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.

McKenzie Hudson

Senior Grants Accountant

803-744-4037

mhudson@scchildren.org

Tyrell Prentice

Senior Accountant

Tyrell develops and implements procedures managing receivables, payables, cash flows, journal entries, and general ledgers. He has managed and coordinated all accounts payable, procurement card transactions, office supply procurement, and staff expense reporting.

He worked as a quality control associate for Prysmian Cables and Systems before joining the Children’s Trust team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina Aiken.

Tyrell Prentice

Senior Accountant

803-744-4067

tprentice@scchildren.org

Deb Werdunn

Grants Compliance Manager

Deb is responsible for grant and contract management, procurement and financial procedures.

A graduate of South Dakota State University, Brookings, Deb also volunteers as the treasurer for ACTS Metro, a Columbia-based nonprofit helping families get to self-sufficiency.

Deb Werdunn

Grants Compliance Manager

803-744-4061

dwerdunn@scchildren.org