Director of Advancement Operations
Jenna Brashear joined the Advancement team at Kentucky Wesleyan College in May 2015, where she serves as Director of Advancement Operations, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the development office, including the processing and acknowledgment of philanthropic gifts to the College. She also serves as the primary database administrator for advancement services and oversees prospect research, as well as assisting in the management of special events hosted by both the offices of development and alumni relations. Previously, she worked in student affairs at the University of Kentucky, where she earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree in International Studies and German in 2010. Jenna earned a Master’s of Public Policy in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College in 2013. While attending Vanderbilt, she also served as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Special Education and as a Graduate Fellow at the State Collaborative on Reforming Education, before completing an internship at the Institute for Higher Education Policy in Washington, D.C. Jenna and her husband, John, live in Beaver Dam, and enjoy running, reading, and traveling.