Penn leads the operations, marketing, and strategic business initiatives for the brokerage, development, and investment sales divisions of the company. She oversees the creation and execution of Pintail’s annual and long-range business plans.
Before joining Pintail, Penn was Director of Resource Development at Christ Church Episcopal, where she planned and executed multiple Annual Giving Campaigns as well as an $8 million Capital Campaign. Prior to this, Penn worked for many years at ScanSource, Inc., a technology distributor, where she was Director of Merchandising. In this role, she led a team of product managers responsible for managing relationships with multiple vendors and worked to create strategic business and marketing plans to exceed quarterly revenue, gross profit and ROI goals.
Penn has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Wofford College, where she was Phi Beta Kappa, and an International MBA from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Focusing her IMBA studies on brand management, she spent time completing coursework in Germany followed by an internship in Switzerland before ultimately returning to Greenville.
Penn enjoys being a part of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Upstate and currently serves on the Vestry of Christ Church Episcopal. She enjoys serving at her children’s schools and is an enthusiastic supporter of the local arts community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Arts Council (MAC) as well as the Steering Committee of their MAConnect group. Penn appreciates living minutes from Greenville’s award-winning downtown with her husband and three busy children.