Alumna Jena Locke, a 2009 Belmont graduate, was recently named vice president of The Andrews Agency, a full service public relations, marketing and event management firm for restaurant, development and automotive clients in Nashville. Locke was an account supervisor before being promoted.
While working on her degree in public relations, Locke interned at both The Onion in Los Angeles and Nashville’s Katcher Vaughn & Bailey Public Relations. Since graduating, Locke has served on Belmont’s Public Relations Department Advisory Board and Young Alumni Council.
In addition to her academic and career work, Locke supports the Nashville Public Library Foundation as the community campaign events committee chair and as a founding member and vice president of their Next Chapter Society Young Professionals group. She is also a founding member of the Friends of the Food Bank Steering Committee supporting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
Locke was recently named one of Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 for her professional success and philanthropic involvement.