JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE TRIAD ANNOUNCES THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS
For Immediate Release:
September 7, 2018
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Junior Achievement of the Triad
Greensboro, NC – Junior Achievement of the Triad, a non-profit organization that provides financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurial education to K-12 students, welcomes three new members to their board of directors. Laurie Jamison, Senior Treasury Services Officer for Commercial Banking at Allegacy Federal Credit Union, Jonathan Permar, Director of Social Studies for Guilford County School, and Tandra Redd, Senior Marketing Consultant within Lincoln's Retirement Solution join a growing professional board ready to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
"Serving on the board of a growing nonprofit, like Junior Achievement of the Triad, is a commitment to the young people in our community," Jacqueline McCracken Wall, JA President and CEO said. "We are thrilled to welcome Laurie, Jonathan, and Tandra to the board of directors and look forward to their fresh insights and perspectives."
Laurie Jamison of Allegacy has almost 30 years of financial and banking experience in the Triad area with expertise in treasury management, commercial lending and retail banking. At Allegacy, she is responsible for successful implementation of cash management services to the commercial client base and prospective clients. She is dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on quality, service, and integrity.
On her selection to the JA Board of Directors, Laurie Jamison commented, "I am excited to serve on the board of the Junior Achievement of the Triad. It is an honor to help carry out the mission of providing educational opportunities and sharing real-life experiences with our local youth to prepare them to make good financial/economic decisions for a successful future."
Jonathan Permar has been in education for 12 years. His experiences range from Kindergarten to 12th grade in a number of roles including teacher, technology facilitator and instructional coach. He currently acts as the Director of Social Studies for Guilford County Schools, leading the department's work and supporting other district-wide initiatives. He is passionate about providing students with authentic learning experiences that allow them to explore themselves, their community and its institutions, and the world.
Upon starting his board service, Jonathan noted, "I'm excited about and honored in serving on the Board of Directors with Junior Achievement. Having seen JA in action in our classrooms, I can attest to the student learning that occurs through their experiences, and the changes in both their thoughts and attitudes towards their futures. It's exciting to be a part of the work – supporting the students in our community as they work towards their future – in another way, and I'm looking forward to the work I'll do with Junior Achievement to do this."
Tandra Redd has worked within Lincoln Financial Group for 18 years. She has been actively coordinating and participating in high school job shadow programs with Junior Achievement since 2013. Tandra has experience throughout various business units including Licensing, Group and Individual Claims, and Customer Service. She currently holds a position as Senior Marketing Consultant within Lincoln's Retirement Solutions.
"I am honored to accept the offer to become one of the directors with JA of the Triad," Tandra expressed. "I am eager to help the organization thrive with the help of my expertise, experience, and knowledge."
Junior Achievement of the Triad
Junior Achievement of the Triad is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success. Junior Achievement of the Triad operates in a six-county area, including Alamance, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham and Montgomery counties. Junior Achievement facilitates partnerships between schools, investors and volunteers to inspire and prepare k-12 students to succeed in a global economy by providing programs in the core content areas of financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of the Triad reaches more than 16,000 students per year. For more information, visit www.triadja.org