Brenda helps arts, culture, and heritage organizations develop strategies, create thriving programs, and increase their revenues, writing more than 150 grants awarded to nonprofits. She has held senior management positions in the nonprofit, for-profit, and government sectors with expertise in financial management, strategic planning, program development, and community engagement.
Brenda’s work has received the Museum Excellence Award from the Florida Association of Museums (2017) and First Place in Education from the National Association of Interior Designers (2018). Early in her career, Brenda worked for the State of Florida and oversaw the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research. Brenda earned a Master’s degree in History/Historical Archaeology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and is a member of the 2013 Jacksonville University Davis College of Business Leadership Matters graduating class.