Jennifer Montgomery hired as new Executive Director

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The Abingdon Main Street Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Jennifer Montgomery has been hired as the organization’s third Executive Director.

Jennifer was hired in October 2015. A southwest Virginia native, she graduated from Radford University with a BA in Journalism before beginning a career in communication and non-profit management. In 2003 she was hired by Wine America, the national trade association of American Wineries, where acted as Director of Grassroots and Political Affairs. Most recently, she was the first Executive Director of the Nebraska Winery & Grape Growers Association before being hired as Executive Director of the Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Association. Jennifer brings a deep knowledge of the SWVA region and a strong background in professional non-profits to her work at Abingdon Main Street.