Jayde serves as the Director of Annual Giving for the FarmHouse Foundation since January 4, 2021. She previously served as the Director of Annual Giving at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain in Winterville, N.C. and the Assistant of Director of Annual Giving for The Citadel Foundation in Charleston, S.C.
Jayde grew up in Tiffin, Ohio, and graduated from Ohio Northern University in 2013. As a student, she worked for their University Foundation, including managing their 13-student call center, being a trainer and fundraiser. She holds the Ohio Northern University Foundation’s record for most dollars raised by a student caller—over $110,000! In May 2020, she earned her master’s degree in executive leadership from Liberty University.
She and her husband, Brandon, moved to Kansas City this spring after his retirement from the Marines and to be a process manager for Ford Motor Company. They have a 4-year old daughter, and she has two step-children who are 9 and 11 years old.