Emily holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Memphis. She has more than five years experience in teacher recruitment and retention strategies, grant writing, strategic communications, partnership cultivation, and team leadership. As a native of the MS Delta (Tunica, MS), Emily understands how very much the lack of educational options for families limits the potential of students. She is an effective and passionate change agent. As a board member, Emily is responsible for advocating on behalf of the proposed school, keeping accurate records of board business, and developing the communications and recruitment plans.