Chapter Presidents: Greater Memphis-Jackson CEO Power & Tel
As Chief Executive Officer of Power & Tel, Jennifer Sims leads the organizational strategic vision to drive improvement in communication, distribution, and material management solutions to fuel overall profitable growth. Driven by a family legacy of company ownership, she is committed to lead Power & Tel for the next generation. Before joining P&T, she spent a number of years focused on systems implementation and business analytics at HP, IBM and Northwest/KLM Airlines. In 2004 Sims joined Power & Tel, and prior to her promotion to Chief Executive Officer, was President of its subsidiary, Power & Tel Canada. Ms. Sims is passionate about continuing Power & Tel’s sterling reputation of high-quality service and uncompromising ethics in the communications industry.
Sims brings more than 10 years of experience in the technology and communications industries including roles in Sales, Finance, and Operations. She holds an MBA, with concentrations in Finance and MIS, from the University of Tennessee in addition to her BA in Communications from Vanderbilt University. Sims has also received her CTM Certifications through the University of Southern California (USC) and certificate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business YPO Executive Program.
As an advocate in the communications industry, Sims serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Telecommunications Industry Association, Executive Board Member and Treasurer on the QuEST Forum Board, as well as President of the WICT Greater Memphis Jackson Chapter.