Salem Welcomes New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

August 30, 2015

Jennifer (Jenni) Reinhardt Lynch A'77 will join Salem Academy and College as vice president for institutional advancement on September 9, 2015. In this position, Lynch will lead and direct institutional advancement for Salem Academy and College and will serve as the chief development officer.

Lynch comes to Salem after serving as a senior vice president, senior trust and fiduciary specialist, Certified Financial Planner, and relationship manager at Wells Fargo Private Bank, N.A. She holds a BA in classics, magna cum laude, from Randolph-Macon Woman's College and a JD from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Before joining Wells Fargo, Lynch practiced law in several areas, including family, real property finance and development, general civil litigation, and trust and planning at the law firms of Fisher Fisher Gayle Clinard and Craig, P.A., in High Point, North Carolina; Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor and Reid, P.A., in Orlando, Florida; and Roberson Haworth and Reese, P.L.L.C., in High Point, North Carolina.

Lynch has also served her alma mater in numerous capacities, most recently as a member of the Salem Academy Alumnae Board, as an Academy alumna trustee on the Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees, and as co-chair of the Women of Purpose capital campaign. She previously served on the Salem Academy and College Board of Visitors from 2008 to 2011, and she was a co-sponsor of the Board of Visitors Scholarship fund.

Jenni Lynch succeeds Vicki Williams Sheppard C'82, who retired in mid-August after over twenty years of service to Salem.