Our Team

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Our Staff

Meet Our Team

JENNY O'DONNELL
JaxCareConnect Director

For the past 20 years, Jenny O’Donnell has served in various capacities managing programs for non-profit organizations locally as well as internationally. She has vast experience in the areas of volunteer and community engagement as well as launching program start-ups and new initiatives. She has had the opportunity to lead programs within outstanding service organizations such as Habitat for Humanity International, HandsOn Jacksonville, United Way of Northeast Florida, AmeriCorps and Episcopal Children’s Services. She is also a dedicated Guardian Ad Litum volunteer and advocates for children in the dependency court system. When she is not working or volunteering, Jenny enjoys spending her time with family, traveling and exploring new foods!

Allie Quindoza
Admin & Marketing Specialist

Allie is a Jacksonville native and received a degree in Marketing from Florida State University. She brings expertise in digital marketing and health care-related office administration. Her interest in marketing drew from her endless curiosity for understanding others. She believes that through understanding, compassion, and empathy, she can better serve her community - which is exactly why she joined the JaxCareConnect team. When she is not working, Allie enjoys creating art, spending quality time with her loved-ones, and taking in the great outdoors!

rhonda allen
Intake Screener

Rhonda was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. After attending high school in Jacksonville, she began her educational journey at Florida A&M University. During her junior year, Rhonda completed an academic externship at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, working with the Healthy Start program to oversee maternal and infant healthcare services in the community. Rhonda graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Social Work and gained experience over the next 14 years working in the hospital setting, assisting vulnerable members of the community. Rhonda's greatest strength is in the passion and dedication she has in caring for people. During her free time, Rhonda enjoys reading, traveling with her daughter and spending time with friends and family.

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Kelsey McKenna
Patient Health Advocate II

Kelsey is a native Floridian and holds a degree in Public Health from the University of Miami. She initially moved to Jacksonville to complete a year of service with the City Year AmeriCorps program as a mentor for at-risk children, but then stayed to complete another service term as a Patient Navigator with National Health Corps Florida at Sulzbacher. Kelsey brings experience in specialty referrals for vulnerable members of the community and a passion for connecting with patients to meet their needs. During her free time, you can find Kelsey at the beach volunteering with Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, spending time with friends at local outdoor markets and the beach, or trying out new restaurants.

precious dinkens
Patient Health Advocate

Precious is a Duval County native with a degree in Social Work from Murray State University. She's currently pursuing a Master's in Social Work from Florida State University with a concentration in Leadership in Executive & Administrative Development. She has 16 years of experience, including mental health, community services, gerontology, affordable housing, and healthcare. She is very passionate about helping those in underserved populations while creating a streamlined process individuals can use to navigate available services. In her free time, Precious enjoys spending time with her family, watching all things MARVEL, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

Breana barr
Patient Health Advocate

Breana is a Jacksonville, Florida native. She originally went to Florida A&M University to pursue a degree in Broadcast Journalism, but switched fields because she took an interest in Public Health. She ended up transferring to University of North Florida and obtained a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. Her interest in Public Health led her to a career in Case Management because she realized that all aspects of a person's life are interlinked as they are related to one's needs and wellbeing. In her down time, she enjoys traveling, exploring new foods, and spending time with her children. Something you may not know about her is that she has a set of fraternal twins!

2024 FEDERAL POVERTY LEVELS

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1 $1,883 $22,596 $2,510 $30,120 $3,138 $37,656
2 $2,555 $30,660 $3,407 $40,880 $4,259 $51,108
3 $3,228 $38,736 $4,303 $51,640 $5,379 $64,548
4 $3,900 $46,800 $5,200 $62,400 $6,500 $78,000
5 $4,573 $54,876 $6,097 $73,160 $7,621 $91,452
6 $5,245 $62,940 $6,993 $83,920 $8,741 $104,892
7 $5,918 $71,016 $7,890 $94,680 $9,863 $118,356
8 $6,590 $79,080 $8,787 $105,440 $10,984 $131,808