Jennifer is an entrepreneurial, mission-based leader with a passion for building high-functioning, inclusive teams. She serves as NEEP’s leader for program and project planning and management, product/solutions development, and will support stakeholder engagement and fundraising. She will work closely with the Director of Finance and Administration to achieve positive financial results and the Director of Partner Engagement to achieve fundraising goals and to communicate NEEP’s work and its impact to stakeholders. Before joining NEEP, Jennifer served as Chief of People, Culture and Communication at Petersen Engineering, positioning the firm for rapid, sustainable growth. Before that, Jennifer served as Director of Search Services for United Personnel, focusing on executive search services and advising clients on their Diversity and Inclusion practices.
Prior to joining United Personnel, Jennifer served for 10 years as Executive Director of NESEA, the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association where she helped to triple the organization’s membership, from 900 to 2700, diversify its revenues, hire and retain an exceptional team, and expand its programming and influence, particularly in the New York City region. She serves as board secretary for the Center for EcoTechnology, as a board member of Camp Howe. Jennifer received a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MA in Organizational Development and Management from Fielding University, and a JD from the University of California-Berkeley.