Jennifer has worked in Fortune 500 marketing and strategic business development for 20 years, shaping product and brand stories for clients, prospects, employees and sales teams. Jennifer has worked in high-net-worth banking in various roles in Marketing and on national line-of-business teams leading strategic and pioneering campaigns and sponsorships including corporate sponsorships with the Sundance Film Festival, Jackson Hole Economic Forum and most recently, supporting the launch of a new banking division helping high-net-worth families have conversations about money, values and relationships.
Jennifer has worked in corporate communications and internal marketing roles for Gap, Inc. and was the Director of Development and Marketing for the Pro Bono Project Silicon Valley, a legal aid organization.
Jennifer holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Ethics from Smith College where she was Dean’s List and First Group Scholar.
Jennifer is active in the independent film community including leading a production company, Thunderbolt Forge Films, which currently has a feature-length documentary, “Who Do We Have Here” in production and "Mexico '85" in pre-production. She is the President of the Board of Directors for Artists United, a global nonprofit helping artists connect to ask for what they need help with and offer what they can help with.
Smith College, B.A.
Psychology major, Ethics minor; Dean's List, First Group Scholar
Thunderbolt Forge Films
2016-Present - Founder, CEO
Camera PA, "Testing 1,2,3"
Director, Robin Lee
“Who Do We Have Here?”, Feature-Length Documentary Film
2014-Present - Producer, Director, Writer
“Mexico City ‘85”, Feature-Length Documentary Film
2018-Present - Producer and Director, (In development)
“A Permanent Mark”, Feature-Length Documentary Film
2001-2002 - Assistant Producer; produced and distributed by Golden Poppy Films
Professional and Philanthropic
2016-Present - Executive Board of Directors and Chair of Events Committee; produced events at Sundance Film Festival and Preservation Hall in New Orleans. Artists United is an arts advocacy organization helping artists from all disciplines connect to ask for what they need help with and offer what they can help with by way of mentoring, coaching and collaborating.
Wells Fargo Wealth Management (High-net worth banking and client support)
2009-Present - Business Initiatives Consultant, Family Dynamics/High-net-worth division, helping families have conversations about money, values and relationships
2009-2016 - Regional Marketing Manager, Vice President; Sundance Film Festival Sponsorship management; Managed Marketing and supported business development for eight states in the Mountain Northwest
2007-2009 - Brand and Product Marketing, Associate Vice President
Gap, Inc. Corporate Communications
2005 to 2007 - World-wide TV Channel Producer