Published on December 02, 2010

Nevels Named Executive Director of Baptist Foundation

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jenny Nevels was recently promoted to executive director of the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation.

In this role, she will be responsible for all fundraising and operational activities for the Foundation.

Nevels attended Rhodes College, where she earned her bachelor's degree in French. After graduation, she worked in fundraising for the college.

She began her career at Baptist as an employee relations specialist in the human resources department in 1985. She became the employee relations manager before joining the Foundation in 1995.

In her time with the Foundation, Nevels has served as a senior development officer and director of development. Her responsibilities have included raising funds for Baptist Trinity Home Care & Hospice and Baptist College of Health Sciences.

She spearheaded the fundraising efforts for the Baptist Trinity Hospice House, the area's first residential hospice, and the Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief, an adjoining facility that provides free bereavement services to the community. Both facilities are located on the campus of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville.

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