Whitney Jo, Managing Director, has been with Playhouse on the Square since 1993, having originally come on board as an intern. She is currently serving on the Executive Board of Directors for Tennesseans for the Arts as Vice President for West Tennessee (1999-2007, 2009- present), Director/Founder of the Memphis Arts Advocacy Group (2008- present), and as a member of Mpact Memphis (2009 – present). Previous accomplishments include serving on the Program Committee for Leadership Memphis (2008-2010), and serving on the Tennessee Arts Commission Theatre Grant Approval Committee (1999-2004), Vice President of the Board of Directors for Voices of the South (1999-2000), and a participant in John Hopkins University’s Listening Post (2003-2009). Whitney Jo received her BA in Theatre Arts from Virginia Tech (1993) and is a graduate of Leadership Memphis Fast Track (2008). In 2003, Whitney Jo was recognized by Memphis Woman Magazine as one of the 50 Women in Memphis Who Make a Difference, and in 2010, by the Memphis Business Journal as one of Memphis’ Top 40 Under 40.