Jennifer oversees the operations of the Medina Foundation. Before becoming Executive Director at Medina, Jennifer spent two years as a partner with Luma Consulting, a firm that specializes in helping nonprofit organizations and philanthropic organizations with strategic planning, implementing new programs, and managing leadership changes.

Jennifer has worked in the nonprofit sector for over twenty years. Prior to joining Luma Consulting, she worked for the Medina Foundation as a Program Officer and eventually as the Acting Executive Director. She administered the Laurel Foundation for two years, and she was the first Managing Director for Book-It Repertory Theatre. She spent five years at Treehouse, an organization that helps children in the foster care system, where she developed programs and led fundraising efforts.

Jennifer has volunteered with the Washington Women’s Foundation, the Northwest Children’s Fund, the Crisis Clinic, United Way of King County, and Express Credit Union. She graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a degree in English.