Jennifer Nelson has Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. With 17 years experience working at 4 Goodwills in Austin, TX, Houston, TX, Santa Rosa, CA, and now in Ft. Myers, Jennifer has a wealth of knowledge in the reuse and recycle business.
In December of 2008, Jennifer was hired as the VP of Retail and Operations for Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida and in February of 2010, she accepted a new role in the organization as the Senior Director of Donation Acquisition and Green Projects. In this role, her focus is to improve GWSWFL’s recycling and landfill reduction efforts that will increase post retail revenue while reducing trash expense. The revenue generated from her new initiatives will allow Goodwill to continue its mission of providing job related services to people with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions.
Jennifer is very passionate about landfill reduction, waste diversion, and environmental causes within the community. She is a graduate of the Senior Leadership Program from Goodwill Industries International and mother to a 6 year old girl named Piper.