“Thoughtful communications can make people feel seen, heard and valued. Being a part of facilitating that inspires me.”
OFF THE CLOCK
- LISTEN TO NPR
With more than 15 years of experience, Jennifer has strengthened her ability to build relationships with clients, while helping them form relationships with their stakeholders.
Jennifer spent the first 10 years of her career at a natural resources management consulting firm, providing communications guidance to CA DWR, US Army Corps of Engineers, CA Natural Resources Agency and more. Most recently, she led strategic communications for a large portfolio of research programs at the University of California, San Francisco, to prevent and end homelessness with evidence-based strategies.
She is adept in web content development, relationship building, project management, facilitation, strategic planning, key message development and storytelling, and turning complex jargon into easy-to-digest information for the public. Her background in communication for hot-button issues empowers her to manage tricky situations and help clients build trust with their communities.
On a personal note
I live in SE Portland with my partner and enjoy live music, comedy, travel and being on the back of our motorcycle.