As the Gwinnett District Manager, Fennell will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Jackson EMC’s local office in Lawrenceville, including community involvement, member services and governmental affairs.
Fennell was born in Atlanta and raised in Stone Mountain. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s of science in agricultural business and a master’s of business administration. In 2014, Fennell joined Jackson EMC as a commercial and industrial marketing representative in Gwinnett County, where her responsibilities included growing Jackson EMC’s footprint in Gwinnett County, key account management of existing commercial and industrial customers, legislative affairs, and community and economic development. She was promoted to senior business development manager in 2020.
Fennell is involved with Partnership Gwinnett where she serves as Goal One chair, executive committee member, and recently volunteered as co-chairman for its 4.0 Capital Campaign. She is president-elect of the Rotary Club of Sugarloaf, where she has been a member since 2016 and formerly served as secretary and on the membership committee. Fennell is secretary for both the Gwinnett Police Foundation and the Water Tower at Gwinnett Board. She is a member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Economic Developers Association, Southern Economic Development Council, and Council for Quality Growth.
She is a member of 2022 class of Leadership Georgia and a class of 2018 graduate of Leadership Gwinnett.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, the largest electric cooperative in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Georgia. The cooperative serves more than 246,000 meters on 14,000 miles of energized wire.