Staff Profile: Jayna Pellett

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Department: Marketing

Job title: Sales and Marketing Assistant

What is your main task in the office?

My main tasks in the office include processing and fulfilling orders placed through the USDF Online Store, monitoring merchandise inventory, and providing support for USDF publications.

Members may call you concerning:

Members may call me regarding online orders and returns, item donation requests, and general merchandise information.

How long have you been with USDF?

I have been with USDF for just over a month, having started in September 2023, and enjoyed every second.

How did you get started?

As stated above, I started in my current position just over a month ago and entered during quite a busy time of year for USDF. Nevertheless, my coworkers have been incredibly accommodating and supportive, making my transition into this position smooth and fun!

What is your favorite part of your job?

My favorite part of my job is the variability. Each day calls for something different and keeps me engaged and interested, even on the gloomiest Monday!

What is your favorite part of USDF?

My favorite part about USDF is the people and their team mentality; my coworkers know the importance of working together and communicating to get a job done.

Share a little about yourself.

I spent my first 18 years living in Appleton, Wisconsin, but dreamed of a life surrounded by horses in Kentucky. My equestrian background initially focused on performance Quarter Horses, which led me to my current horse and partner, Sidney, in 2010; together, we showed for six years in the Quarter Horse All-Around (Western Pleasure, Horsemanship, Trail, Hunter Under Saddle, Equitation, and more!). After moving to Lexington in 2018 to pursue my dream at the University of Kentucky, I became much more involved with the Thoroughbred racing industry and eventing, where I started to learn more about and become interested in dressage, leading me to USDF! When I am not around horses, I love to drive and work on cars (specifically classic BMWs), and I am a proud owner of a 1996 BMW M3. With my love for horses and vehicles, some friends have deemed me a “transportation girl.”

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