Durée Ross, president and founder of Fort Lauderdale-based full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm Durée & Company, announced that Jenna Reed recently joined the firm as director of operations.

Reed brings a wealth of diverse experience in development management, events and communications, and administration to the firm. In her position, she manages and coordinates support services of the office, including operations, human resources, recordkeeping and more; and works on special events and marketing projects for the firm.

Prior to joining Durée & Company, Reed served as the development and family support manager for Cure SMA in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She also worked as the events and communications manager for Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer in Davie, Florida.

Before that time, she was the development director for the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation in Boca Raton, Florida. Prior to that, she worked as a receptionist/administrative assistance at McGraw-Hill Financial in New York City, New York. She began her career as a community affairs/special events intern with the City of Boca Raton Recreation Services.

In 2016, Reed was named a Social Media Up & Comer by South Florida Business & Wealth magazine.

“Jenna is an accomplished professional, and is an asset to all of us at Durée & Company,” said Ross. “On a daily basis, she ensures that our office runs like clockwork. She not only provides superb service to our clients, but also to our internal team, to ensure success.”

“I’m very happy to be a part of the Durée & Company team,” said Reed. “It is a pleasure to work with such an outstanding group of professionals, as well as with the firm’s incredible clients.”

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