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LaTonya Pendleton, Managing Director - Human Resources

LaTonya Pendleton

As managing director - human resources, LaTonya Pendleton is responsible for guiding and managing the overall human resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company.

Pendleton joined Youth Villages in 1998, and has worked as an overnight teacher counselor, recruiter, human resources generalist, and human resource manager.

She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a master’s degree in human resources from Central Michigan University. She has achieved the distinction of SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

About Us
Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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