Prior to becoming Executive Director of the Jarrard Burch Foundation (previously known as the John Jarrard Foundation) in 2009, Jody served as the road / personal manager for country music performer T. Graham Brown and his band since 1995. Prior to that time, he was an account executive with Peach 94.9 / WGST and promotion director with Y-106 in Atlanta. Jody has been directly involved in booking talent, staging and supervising the production of major music events and handling promotions for them.
In his role as Executive Director of the Jarrard Burch Foundation, Jody is responsible for promoting, coordinating and organizing the annual Songwriters Show and Lake Show fundraising concerts, as well as the development of all additional concerts. He oversees and implements the vision and direction of the Foundation. Jody is a graduate of West Georgia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications.