As the Pinkston Group's director of operations, Gretchen oversees hiring and human resources, finances, company policies and a wide range of administrative functions that keep the Pinkston Group running smoothly. Since joining the Pinkston Group, Gretchen has implemented new hiring procedures, established innovative policies such as our intra-office learning and volunteer time-off initiatives, built up our intern program, and centralized the Pinkston Group’s internal operations with oversight of both personnel and financial activities.
Gretchen’s background spans the private sector as well as the non-profit world. She has held roles in operational management, fund development, and training. If there is a project to undertake, Gretchen’s strength lies in breaking it down into manageable portions and seeing it through to completion.
Gretchen holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.