Dalena McGrew

Finance and Accounting Manager


Dalena McGrew came to Blue Star Families with over 17 years of experience in Accounting, Tax, and Analysis. She has worked in Public Accounting, private industry, for both the Army and Navy, and has now been in the non-profit sector for several years. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration-Accounting from the Univ. of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and a Masters in Accountancy from University of Kansas.

Dalena has more than 11 years experience as a former military spouse and is proud mom to an Army brat/princess. Her volunteer experience includes Treasurer within multiple military organization and she’s also held volunteer positions on animal advocacy boards. She has always felt passionate about the military as she is a Navy daughter and sister. Other passions include writing, traveling helping animals, equal rights avocation and, most importantly, being the best mom and auntie possible.