KOTA mascot 'Pitbull'
Sponsorship / Grant Coordinator
Pennie brings her expertise in marketing and development strategy to The KOTA Foundation having previously helped raised $60 million in three years to build the nation's third (ARCO) United States Olympic Training Center. She also sold over $18 million in corporate sponsorship's, and has worked for companies located in Canada, the UK, and Saudi Arabia.
She holds a master's degree in international marketing from United States International University (USIU) in San Diego and Nairobi, Kenya where she became passionate about elephants, poaching, and the threat of extinction.
Actress Kate Hudson was nominated for an Academy Award for playing the role of 'Penny Lane' in the film "Almost Famous" which is based on Pennie's real-life friendship with academy award winning writer and director Cameron Crowe.