The Youth Opportunity Center Foundation has hired Jennifer Parks-Strack as development officer. She has many years of experience in the nonprofit sector including work with The Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries. Parks-Strack most recently worked as a development associate at The Center for Youth in Rochester, New York.

She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Cornerstone University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.