The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has appointed Andrea Jenkins to its Alumni Association Board of Directors.
She will represent the western region of North Carolina on the board, which is the governing body of UNCG’s Alumni Association.
Jenkins has nearly 10 years of experience in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, including in event planning, fundraising, marketing and volunteer recruitment.
She recently joined Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center as a major gifts officer for the Alumni Affairs and Development Office.
She has served in other development roles at AmeriCorps VISTA, Communities In Schools of Forsyth County, East Market Street Development Corporation and the Junior League of Greensboro. She also served as a brand and capability co-manager for local Victoria’s Secret stores and has an extensive background as a mentor and volunteer. She currently serves on the Marketing Committee for the Black Philanthropy Initiative of the Winston-Salem Foundation.
After obtaining a BA in political science and African American studies from UNCG in 2004, Jenkins furthered her education, receiving a Master of Public Administration from High Point University.
She is a 2011 graduate of the City of Winston Salem University and a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.