Workforce Development Manager
Glenda is Chief Administrative Officer for the Mississippi Public Health Institute (MSPHI). In this role, she coaches staff, helps improve internal controls and works with the CEO and Board of Directors to set strategic directions for the organization. She has over 29 years of experience in nonprofit management. She worked in the youth substance abuse prevention field for 23 years and for 10 years served as CEO of Mississippi’s largest and oldest youth substance abuse prevention organization. She has extensive experience in project management, partnership development, event coordination, board development, training, public speaking, curriculum development, coaching and supervision. She received a Master of Science degree in Communications from Mississippi College; a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Journalism from Tougaloo College; and is a Certified Prevention Specialist.