Yan-xia works at the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee as a Financial Assistant. She processes Accounts Payable, performs the organization’s banking activities, facilitates and maintains vendors, and updates the financial database.
Before joining The Foundation, Yan-xia worked at Vanderbilt University as a Library Assistant. She ordered books and electronic resources, processed and cataloged ordered materials, monitored funds and paid invoices.
Originally from China, she earned a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Xiamen University in China, and a master’s degree in Education from the University of Denver in Colorado.
Outside of her work, Yan-xia loves Zumba dance, running and hiking. She also enjoys reading, cooking, baking and gardening.