Director of Events & Strategic Programs
- Phone: (812) 535-5142
Jenn Kersey, Director of Events and Strategic Programs, holds a B.A. in Health and Kinesiology from Purdue University, along with a B.S. in Health and Safety Education with a minor in Physical Education from Indiana State University.
Kersey began her career at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in 2014 as the Sports Marketing and Wellness Coordinator. She was promoted in 2015 to Director of Events and Strategic Programs, where she continues to oversee the wellness program and sports marketing, but has the added responsibility of internal and external campus events and conferences. Jenn is responsible for auxiliary revenue through venue rental for events, programs and retreats at SMWC. As coordinator for Summer Camp at The Woods, Kersey has developed a fun and educational camp program that strategically focuses on the academic strengths of the college. Kersey also oversees the Pomeroy Wellness Program collaboration between SMWC, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and the many members of Better Health Wabash Valley, which promotes healthier lifestyles for members of SMWC and the Vigo County community.
Kersey has previous sales experience with Cintas First Aid and Safety and GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals/Biologicals. As outside sales representative for first aid/safety equipment with Cintas, she provided CPR/AED training for companies of all sizes in the Indiana and Illinois territory, increasing operations by over 100%. At GlaxoSmithKline, she covered a large territory in Indiana and Illinois as sales representative for cardiovascular and diabetes medication.
Kersey previously owned Guardian First Aid & CPR, LLC and co-created Families Eating and Exercising Together (FEET), a community wellness initiative in Parke County. She was named Miss Indiana State University Fitness in 2003, has personally trained clients since 2001 and currently serves on the Parke County Community Foundation Board of Directors.