As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Jennie began her work with Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and One More Child in 2010 as the director of community ministries for Central Florida where she supervised the foster care, adoption and Caring Families programs. She later moved into the role of statewide director of adoption services.
Jennie currently serves as a critical part of the executive team as the assistant to the president where she leads special projects, cultivates development relationships, prioritizes the direction for leadership decisions and more. She also serves as the corporate secretary to the agency’s corporations where she maintains related legal documentation, ensures agency compliance with board actions and facilitates business decisions.
Jennie earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Mississippi College and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Alabama, with a concentration in children, youth and families. Jennie has worked in the social work field since 2001. Prior to joining Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and One More Child, she held various positions in therapeutic foster care, medical social work, school social work and Christian counseling. Jennie is a Certified Child Licensing Counseling Supervisor and is also certified as an Adoption Competent Professional. Jennie resides in Lakeland, Florida where she is a member of First Baptist Church at the Mall.