Honorary Member since 2017
Occupation: Director, Public Affairs, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Jenny King has more than 24 years of professional and volunteer experience in public and community affairs, PR/marketing, program development, and business development. An accomplished leader, Jenny is a connector and networker between people, businesses and the community.
Her volunteer work includes service to #AllinD10, her city council district’s collective impact, and the boards of The Dallas Summit (president elect), Leadership Dallas Alumni Association, and her homeowner’s association. She is past board president for Head Start of Greater Dallas and the Austin College Alumni Association, and is a sustainer in the Junior League of Dallas.
A proud alumna of Austin College (BA Arts-PSci) and UT-Dallas (M.PAff.), Jenny has remained an active leader for Kappa Gamma Chi since graduation. Married to Chris Thompson ’92 they have two high school-aged children. Jenny loves to cook, is a vegetarian who still craves bacon (!), enjoys discussing current events, and fosters kittens through Operation Kindness.