WHEELING, W.Va. – March 17, 2021 – YWCA Wheeling is pleased to announce that Jenna Richardson, a community engagement, marketing, and development specialist for the non-profit field, has been named the new Director of Marketing and Development. In this role, Richardson will oversee marketing, communications, and development for the organization. She joins YWCA Wheeling’s executive leadership team and will work closely with Executive Director Lori Jones.
“I am pleased to officially welcome Jenna Richardson as YWCA Wheeling’s Director of Marketing and Development,” Said Lori Jones, YWCA Wheeling Executive Director. “We are fortunate to have selected a teammate who understands the needs of our community and takes an innovative approach to non-profit development and communications.”
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Jenna received a Bachelor’s of English with a Creative Writing Minor from Cleveland State University. She comes to YWCA Wheeling from Crittenton Services, Inc., where she acted as Public Communications Coordinator. Jenna serves as president-elect of Junior League of Wheeling, Marketing Chair of Generation Wheeling, and is a Commissioner on the City of Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission.
The YWCA Wheeling is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.Since 1906, the YWCA Wheeling has provided services to individuals regardless of race, gender, age, or religion, in the West Virginia Northern Panhandle, including Ohio, Marshall, Brooke, Wetzel, Hancock Counties, and Belmont and Jefferson Counties in Ohio.