Jessie Ammons Rumbley – Executive Director

Jessie is a former journalist and magazine editor who has also worked in the nonprofit sector, giving her a unique perspective on the foundation’s mission and partners. She is the daughter of co-founders Jan and Andy Ammons and inherited her parents’ appreciation of local community and belief in harnessing people’s strengths to create the best outcome possible. With degrees in Communication, Journalism, and Entrepreneurship, Jessie loves “celebratory storytelling” and is passionate about the powerful role communication can have in many realms. Jessie previously served on TJAF’s Board of Directors.