As the Special Projects Officer and Accountant at Richmond Memorial Health Foundation, Kendra J. Jones leads the Foundation’s efforts around capacity building and opportunity investments funding as well as special projects, like funding to address the region’s mental health crisis. She also serves as the Foundation’s accountant.
Kendra joined RMHF over 10 years ago and during her time she has had several roles, including Office Manager, Operations Manager/Accountant and Director for Health Equity, Arts and Culture. Prior to RMHF, she was an accountant for several organizations and also spent some time in Henrico Public Schools.
She is excited about the opportunities to grow professionally as the Foundation enables her to connect with industry leaders, take professional development courses and apply for fellowship opportunities.
Kendra earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Virginia State University and her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Averett University. Outside of work she loves to write poetry and spends time advocating for her children, especially her daughter who has chronic illnesses. She is passionate about her faith which is also what has drawn her to the equity work at RMHF.