Jennifer brings public, private and non-profit management experience as well as professional training as an Executive and Life Coach with expertise in leadership development. She received her professional coaching certification (CPCC) and leadership training at the Co-Active Institute (CTI,) out of San Rafael, California. She also leans heavily upon the Conscious Leadership Group and their landmark leadership model, The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership. These two models offer clients an introduction and grounding in emotional intelligence, inside-out leadership and empathy practices, which have gained traction in the private sector and are timely as the pandemic disruption infiltrates organizations in all sectors.
Jennifer has direct local government management experience in City Manager’s offices through the Ohio cities of Shaker Heights, Cleveland, and Cincinnati and the Bay Area cities of Belmont, Saratoga and Sunnyvale. Her experience spans positions as an HR Director, policy analyst and various assistant positions executing contract management, performance measurement, human services administration, budget, intergovernmental relations and strategic planning. Jennifer has actively engaged in professional association leadership as she served on many ICMA and Cal Cities committees as well as a President of the Municipal Management Assistants of Northern California (MMANC).Back