Who We Are

Walk in the Steps of Heroes


The USS Yorktown Foundation partners with with Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum to inspire our children, visitors, community, and the world by promoting America's proud long-standing traditions of service, leadership, duty, and sacrifice through education, exhibits, programming, and community outreach.

Board of Directors

  • Michael R. Sudzina, Chairman - Procter & Gamble, Director of Professional and Scientific Relations (Retired)
  • RADM James H. Flatley III, Vice Chairman - United States Navy (Retired)
  • Chauncey R. Clark - Sullivan's Island, City Councilman, Mayor Pro Tem
  • Rebecca P. Costanzo - Suntrust Mortgage, Senior Vice President/Area Manager
  • Gray Coulton - Baird Private Wealth Management, Senior Vice President
  • Kent Hutchison - Condor Systems, Chairman (Retired)
  • Kevin R. McDearis - Blackbaud, Executive Vice President/Chief Products Officer
  • Tommy McQueeney - State Farm
  • George P.Waters - Waters Investments, LLC, , President/CEO
  • L. Joseph Wischerath - Maine and Co., President/Chief Executive Officer
  • Allison Hunt, Executive Director

100% of the USS Yorktown Foundation Board of Directors and staff are donors!

“Please give the Board members of the Yorktown Foundation and their many donors  my deepest appreciation for the thousands of dollars raised  for scholarships supporting the education initiatives at Patriots Point.

So many  deserving students will benefit from your hard work and their individual generosity.  Mike and his Board members are outstanding examples of personal commitment to Patriots Point and to South Carolina.”

Ray Chandler
Chairman, Patriots Point Development Authority Board
   Attorney, Chandler and Jennings

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