About jlohr01

Hi, I'm Jo! I am a communications specialist at Brethren Mutual Insurance Company, and a strategic communication & entrepreneurship student at Shepherd University scheduled to graduate in December 2016. I am a West Virginia resident, small business owner/photographer, fiance, and care-taker of 9 furry friends. One of my life goals is to find channels to encourage & educate women about entrepreneurship, spreading the message that entrepreneurship is a vehicle through which anyone can control income barriers, lifestyle, their time, and create wealth that leads to the ability to be charitable and building great family life.

A World Class Internship with Volvo Group


Hi, I’m Jo!

13221264_1008611222526785_5554647521607691532_oI will be graduating from the communication department in December 2016. My concentration is Strategic Communication, and my minor is Entrepreneurship – a division of the business department. This year, I moved to West Virginia when my fiance and I bought a home in Inwood. I am writing this post as Jo Lohr, but by the time you read it I will be Jo Mahaney! 2016 is also the year I opened Photography by Jo, LLC.

During my years at Shepherd, I have been an RA, managed the Rams Volleyball team, and worked with the Rude Mechanicals. My sophomore year, I interned for Charles Town Now before receiving an internship offer from Volvo Group Trucks in May 2015. I spent a year and a half with Volvo, and have just accepted a position as a Communication Specialist at Brethren Mutual Insurance Company in Hagerstown, MD. Continue reading