Jennifer is Chief People, Culture, and Operations Officer at Democracy Forward. She is a People, Culture, and Human Resources professional whose career spans the full talent lifecycle of people-centered initiatives.  She has served in executive roles with responsibilities including talent acquisition, executive coaching, employee relations, compensation, benefits administration, diversity, equity and inclusion and culture curation. 

Prior to joining Democracy Forward Jennifer served as Chief People Officer for Civic News Company, the New York based parent company of nonprofit newsrooms Chalkbeat and Votebeat.  There she oversaw the building and maintenance of company culture and all aspects of the organization’s people-centric policies and practices.  Jennifer also served as Chief Talent Officer for Richmond Public Schools, the school district in Richmond, Virginia. The majority of Jennifer’s career was spent supporting mission based organizations as well as national law firms by overseeing operations and initiatives that affect employee experience and company culture.