Jimmy Owens is the Vice President of Business Development at PHS where he leads corporate fundraising efforts, cultivates donor relationships for PHS, and ensures alignment of corporate sponsors and the PHS brand for a mutually beneficial relationship. He leads the team that drives sponsorship strategy for such programs as City Harvest, Pop Up Gardens, Tree Tenders, Community Gardens, and the Philadelphia Flower Show, among others. Jimmy received his B.F.A. from Emerson College. Prior to arriving at PHS, Jimmy spent many years leading the corporate giving team at New York Restoration Project where he served on the original strategic team that devised of and launched the MillionTreesNYC program with Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration and the NYC Department of Parks. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Riverbend Environmental Education Center and is Chair of the Development Committee.