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Meet Jenay

Jenay Byrd is a passionate, results driven young professional working as the Director of Human Resource at Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando and Osceola County. With a degree from the University of Central Florida in Public Administration and dual minors in Nonprofit Management and Entrepreneurship, she began her career with all of the tools necessary to be successful. Jenay’s dedication and drive for results has landed her many opportunities and promotions early on in her career. Starting as an intern moving to an entry level associate, she then quickly climbed the ranks and landed a position on the executive leadership team within two years.

Although work sometimes keeps her busy, Jenay also makes time to volunteer with local organizations, such as Nathaniel’s Hope and her church, Summit. In her free time Jenay enjoys traveling and takes the opportunity to do so whenever she can. Traveling is not only a get away, but also an opportunity to learn about other cultures and gain insight and ideas on how to better connect with people of all backgrounds. 

 Jenay’s greatest passion and vision is a world where everyone is on a level playing field, she is most focused on fighting for racial equality and women’s rights. Jenay is doing her part to achieve this goal personally and professionally, by her commitment to New Leaders Council and it’s Black caucus, Central Florida Urban League Young Professionals and she is a recent recipient of the Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional certification, Jenay is using her voice to stand against injustice. 

Jenay was a 2018 fellow and is currently serving as the Communications Chair. 

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