Hernando, FL – July 18, 2022 – Tempo Heart for Women (Tempo), a nationally-recognized mannequin that gives schooling, counseling, coaching and advocacy for ladies and younger girls, proudly broadcasts the appointment of Xonjenese Jacobs as Govt Director of Tempo Hernando.
“Xonjenese has made an incredible affect at Tempo Heart for Women, supporting and advocating for 1000’s of women and younger girls all through Florida,” mentioned Mary Marx, Tempo President and CEO. “Her management and fervour will proceed to make a exceptional impression on our women, their households and the broader Hernando neighborhood.”
With almost twenty years of nonprofit and social service expertise, Jacobs has held numerous roles all through Tempo — in Jacksonville, Hillsborough and Hernando. She returns to Tempo Hernando after serving because the Affiliate Director of Program Efficiency at Tempo’s nationwide workplace the place she supervised programming throughout Tempo’s 21 facilities all through Florida.
“When women and younger girls have entry to trusted assist, they’ve the chance to succeed in their highest potential, resulting in constructive outcomes for themselves, their households and communities,” mentioned Jacobs. “It’s an honor to steer Tempo Hernando and empower our subsequent technology of women and younger girls.”
Jacobs has labored extensively on entry to schooling and psychological well being companies for underserved communities by way of roles at Hillsborough County Public Faculties and the College of South Florida’s School of Public Well being and Faculty of Social Work. At present, she is pursuing her Doctorate in Public Well being and reporting on the affect of the COVID-19 pandemic on psychological well being amongst African American adolescent women.
“For a lot of women in Hernando County, coming to Tempo is considered one of their first alternatives to have their psychological and emotional well being wants met,” mentioned Gail Armstrong, Senior Director of Program Efficiency at Tempo Heart for Women and former Govt Director of Tempo Hernando. “I look ahead to seeing Xongenese proceed to broaden our mannequin in Hernando and attain extra women.”
Jacobs holds a Bachelor of Social Work, Grasp of Public Administration, Graduate Certificates in Nonprofit Administration, and Range, Fairness and Inclusion within the Office certification.
For extra details about Tempo Hernando or if you understand a lady who may benefit from Tempo, please go to https://www.pacecenter.org/places/hernando.