TWF Adds New Staff Members

TWF’s staff continues to grow with the hiring of three new employees since August — Kate Hill, Angela Schmidt, and Janet Henderson.

Hill, TWF’s new Communications Coordinator, is a native of Jackson, Tenn., andgraduated in 2013 from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design. Prior to TWF, Hill worked as an intern for the iconic Hatch Show Print shop in Nashville, where she currently resides. Her primary responsibilities at TWF are print and web design and general communications.

Schmidt was hired as Development Coordinator. A native of Hermitage, she previously worked as a major donor associate at the New York office of Oceana, an international conservation group based in Washington D.C. She now lives in Nashville. In her new role with TWF, Schmidt’s primary responsibilities include annual giving, special events, grant research, and gift acknowledgements.

Henderson is TWF’s new Director of Finance. She comes to the Federation after nearly 10 years as chief financial officer of The Land Trust of Tennessee. Prior to that position, Henderson served in the same post for Emerald Entertainment Group, the largest recording and broadcast company in the Southeast U.S. She earned a degree in accounting from the University of Missouri and has written accounting software that has been used by seven states and the federal government. Henderson lives in Nashville with her husband, Mike, a musician.

(FROM LEFT: Kate Hill, Angela Schmidt, and Janet Henderson have all become part of the TWF team since August.)