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“It turns out if you really care,
it makes a difference.”

When she assumed the role of UF’s vice president for human resources five and a half years ago, Jodi Gentry’s vision was to help create a competitive advantage for the university through people — strong individual contributors, high-functioning collaborators and teams, and excellent leaders — where their best work would be encouraged, enabled, expected and recognized.

We sat down with Jodi for one final interview before she leaves UF, in which she reflected on her purpose-driven career, her version of work-life balance and her decision to make the leap into this next phase of life.

Read more: https://news.hr.ufl.edu/spotlight/it-turns-out-if-you-really-care-it-makes-a-difference/​​​​​​​.

Image from left to right: Former APA President Krista Vaught, UFIT  Director Alicia Turner, College of the Arts Dean Onye Ozuzu, UF President Kent Fuchs, UFHR VP Jodi Gentry, former UF CDO Antonio Farias at a previous UF APA Warm Welcome event.

Published: December 16th, 2021

Category: News