CO-FOUNDER / DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Jennifer co-founded Phoenix Affect with Phoenix Jackson in January of 2016. She has over 9 years of experience creating and implementing business development and marketing strategies for small business and start-up companies, both in the United States and abroad.
Jennifer graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and a minor in Spanish. She is passionate about traveling and during her university studies, studied abroad in Santiago, Chile and Guatemala City, Guatemala. Following graduation, Jennifer moved to Guatemala City, where she worked as the Marketing Manager for a small local newspaper and helped to build a community program focused on the development of self-sustaining industries in rural communities across Guatemala. After returning to the United States, she accepted a position as a consultant at a small environmental consulting firm in Denver, Colorado where she soon moved into the role of proposal manager and later business development manager. During this time Jennifer was also the co-founder and Director of Marketing for NetQast Media, a start-up focused on the promotion of independent artists and music.
OTHER CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
- Experience executing marketing and communications efforts including developing and implementing strategic marketing plans; designing and producing marketing collateral; designing and maintaining company websites; conducting social media management; and event planning.
- Responsible for business development activities including creating and implementing business development strategy; developing capture strategies for targeted contract pursuits; developing and tracking business development budgets; and evaluating business development strategy for effectiveness.
- Experience managing multi-disciplined teams of professionals in the capture management of multi-million dollar federal contracts.
- Over the last five years, managed and successfully captured federal contracts totaling over $90 million dollars in capacity.