Manager, FedEx Social Responsibility
As Manager of Social Responsibility at FedEx, Rose Jackson Flenorl directs and implements the company’s community outreach strategy in the areas of Disaster Relief, Safety, Environment and Education in national and international markets. She is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with organizations serving African-American, Hispanic, Asian and other diverse audiences.
Additionally, Rose is responsible for designing and executing programs that support the FedEx brand globally. She manages relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, acting as the Social Responsibility representative on the company’s internal Corporate Social Responsibility Roundtable, and communicating the company’s community philosophy, objectives and programs to audiences worldwide.
Her outstanding leadership qualities and humanitarian spirit have cultivated opportunities to improve lives in diverse communities throughout the world. She represents FedEx on the Center for Corporate Citizenship Advisory Board at Boston College, the American Red Cross Corporate Advisory Council and the Conference Board Contributions Council II.
An active participant in the community, Rose serves on several boards including the United Way of the Mid-South, the National Civil Rights Museum, Saint Francis Hospital, and the University of Mississippi Alumni Association. She is a graduate of Leadership Mississippi, Leadership Memphis and Tennessee Leadership.
Rose was awarded the Memphis Black Business Directory’s “Simply the Best Award” as premier civic supporter, the Girl’s Inc. “She Knows Where She’s Going Award,” and the Mertie Buckman Mentor Award from the Women’s Foundation. She is a recipient of the Memphis Woman Magazine “50 Women Who Make A Difference Award,” the National Society of Fund Raising Executives’ Crystal Award for Philanthropy, the Black Business Association Benny Award for Outstanding Community Involvement, the Urban League J.A. McDaniel Award, and the Girl Scout Council of the Mid-South Character Award.
A graduate of the University of Mississippi, Rose was the first black female named to the student Hall of Fame and was chosen by Glamour Magazine as one of the top 10 college women in the United States. Rose was inducted into the Ole Miss Alumni Hall of Fame in 1998. In addition to serving as President of the University of Mississippi Alumni Association, she serves on the Ole Miss Journalism Advisory Board and is a charter member of the Ole Miss Women’s Council.
Rose is a member of the Greenwood C.M.E. Church. She is married to Richard Lee Flenorl. They have one daughter, Lillie Clarissa.