Jen Andrews ’06 Discusses New Role as Shelby Farms Park Conservancy Executive Director

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Jennifer Andrews '06

Jennifer Andrews graduated from Rhodes in 2006 with a B.A. in English and is the newly named executive director of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. In the June/July 2016 issue of Inside Memphis Business, she discusses developing a love for the outdoors while growing up in Marianna, AR, and now her role transforming the 4,500-acre Shelby Farms Park into America’s next great urban park.

“I enjoy building a team and fostering talent,” she says in the article. “I’ve hired a lot of young and hungry people. I always look for critical thinking; they’re likely to have good judgment and be resourceful. At a small nonprofit, resourceful people tend to do very well." Read more