Allhusen joins Community Foundation of the Lowcountry
Jim Allhusen of Hilton Head has joined the board of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry as a director. Jim has extensive experience in consumer financial services in the United States and in Asia Pacific with several companies. Immediately prior to his retirement 2014, Jim was president of Visa Canada Corp. Jim’s prior board experience includes The Center of Science and Industry (Columbus, Ohio), Ballet Metropolitan, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Ohio, The Leukemia Society of America (Central Ohio), and The US Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. He has also led a board-directed review of long-term strategy for Germantown Academy in Philadelphia. Jim’s current community commitments include serving as vice chair of the Hilton Head Institute, and as member of the finance committee of the Sea Pines Country Club. Prior to joining the Community Foundation’s board of directors he served on its Grants Committee. Jim is a native of Long Island, NY. He graduated from Colgate University as a General Motors Scholar before furthering his post-graduate studies in banking at Rutgers University and Colorado University.
Community Foundation names new communications associate
Wendy Jones has joined Community Foundation of the Lowcountry as communications associate. She will assist with the Foundation’s communications and marketing efforts as well as its biennial Public Art Exhibit on Hilton Head Island. Wendy brings extensive nonprofit marketing and public relations experience to her position at Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. She previously served as marketing and special events director at The Literacy Center. Prior to The Literacy Center, Wendy served as communications and media relations director at Brevard College in Brevard, NC. She has also held marketing/PR positions for the South Carolina Bar, Savannah Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Anderson Group, a marketing firm on Hilton Head Island. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina. Wendy resides in Beaufort with her husband and son.