Junior Achievement Names New Board Member

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March 18, 2024
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South proudly named business and community leader Jason McNeil to the nonprofit’s board of directors.
McNeil serves as vice president of global sourcing, quality assurance and customer satisfaction for AutoZone. In this role, he manages AutoZone’s worldwide sourcing and quality assurance efforts on a global scale. He and his family recently relocated to Memphis from Shanghai, China, where they spent the past 10 years. Prior to his current role at AutoZone, McNeil served in leadership positions at Harbor Freight Tools, Stanley, Black & Decker, and Professional Tool Products. He earned his undergraduate degree in marketing from Louisiana State University and his MBA in marketing from Loyola University Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management.
“We’re incredibly grateful for our longstanding partnership with AutoZone and for Jason’s willingness to help guide our efforts as we continue to serve students across 71 counties in our region,” says Leigh Mansberg, president and CEO of Junior Achievement. “His experience as an innovator and business leader will be invaluable to helping us get even more students ready for the world that awaits them.”
About Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South empowers children to be world ready and engaged members of their communities so that they may lead independent lives. This local nonprofit focuses on experiential learning opportunities centered around financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship for K-12 students across the Mid-South region. For more information on JA, visit www.jamemphis.org or call 901.366.7800.
Beth Okeon
beth@abomarketing.com, (901) 409-7607