Jenny Hawkes, who moved to St Thomas in 2012, started with MBW in 2014 as their Executive Director. MBW is a local non-profit focusing on vocational training and job placement for youth in the territory. Before moving to the beautiful USVI, Ms Hawkes owned a real estate and property management company in New Mexico as well as serving on the local school board and city council. Her passion has always been working with young people and helping them shape their path. Ms Hawkes also is a local artist and enjoys capturing the iconic images in the Caribbean in her art.