October 8, 2012
Longyear Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Jody A. Wilkinson to the position of Director of Development.
Longyear President and Executive Director, Sandra J. Houston, said of Ms. Wilkinson, “Jody brings strong skills in business development and strategic planning to her new position, as well as a keen interest in Mary Baker Eddy’s history. As a lifelong Christian Scientist, she is looking forward to supporting Longyear’s mission and sharing our work with our members and friends in the United States and abroad. We are happy to welcome Jody to the leadership team at Longyear.”
Ms. Wilkinson has enjoyed a 20+ year international and domestic business career serving in leadership roles for Allied-Signal, Siemens-Bendix, Siemens Automotive, Water Pik, Inc., Dando Advisors, and as Director of Development for the College of Business at Colorado State University.
Ms. Wilkinson earned her BA in International Relations from Michigan State University and her MBA from The College of William and Mary in Virginia. She also served as an intern to the United Nations in New York City, and later received a Presidential appointment to the United States Information Agency. Jody has traveled extensively throughout Europe and Latin America and has lived and worked in Germany and England. She is an animal lover and enjoys equestrian sports.