“Helping to solve some of our community’s greatest challenges is what keeps me up at night and what gets me out of bed every morning“
Jennifer has spent her career working on social change at the local, state, and national levels.
She spent nearly seven years at The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy in Washington, DC, where she held many positions focused on programs and policy. Most recently, Jennifer was the Assistant Director at the Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, directing the leadership development programs for college students across the state.
Jennifer started her career at Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region, where she coordinated annual giving and helped launch the affiliate’s first ever online giving effort.
Jennifer’s focus includes planning, operational performance, and research and writing. She is on the board of the Teen Pregnancy and Prevention Partnership, where she is the advocacy committee’s co-chair. Jennifer has a Master of Social Work from the Brown School at Washington University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Truman State University.
Over the years, The Rome Group has worked with hundreds of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.