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Dr. Jonathan Pettis

Director  of  Finance & Adminstration


864 | 516 1242



1133 Pendleton Street

Greenville, SC 29601

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A Bit About Jonathan

A proud Pittsburgh native and avid fan of his hometown baseball team and legendary player Roberto Clemente, Dr. Pettis has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Pendleton Place in 2017, he began his career in facilities management at the Franklin Center of Beaver County in Pennsylvania. After a promotion to Director of Operations, he was appointed to serve as the organization’s Executive Director in 2005. While under his leadership the organization earned the designation “Small Non-Profit Organization of the Year” by the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce in 2016. Currently Jonathan is a member of the  NAACP in Lakeland, FL and co-founded The Aliquippa Council of Men and Fathers and co-created the Aliquippa Project for college access program  for students in the Greater Pittsburgh area. At Pendleton Place, Dr. Pettis manages all aspects of office administration which includes finance, human resources and facilities operations, while also enhancing the culture of our leadership through his PhD in Executive Leadership.

Work Experience

October 2017 - Present
Pendleton Place

December 2020 - present
University of Charleston (WV)

January 1993 - September 2016
Franklin Center of Beaver County

Lead the financial and administrative operations of a $3M organization, inclusive of federal grant compliance and state government contracts. Provide leadership to the accounting, operations, and HR teams. 

Adjunct Professor

Managed the facilities and directed the operations for over 12 years prior to appointment as the Executive Director of a nonprofit organization that facilitates access to life-changing opportunities for the low-income, the underserved, and those in need.

Finance & Admin

Kris Davenport, Financial Operations Manager

Brianna Holbrook, Operations Specialist

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