As the Trust’s Executive Director, Jenn leads the foundation’s efforts to fulfill its mission of helping people get along better. Jenn oversees all aspects of the Trust, including setting its strategic priorities, monitoring progress towards goals, and building relationships with key partners to advance the foundation’s vision. Jenn became the Trust’s first fulltime staff member in 2007, where she led the development of the foundation’s strategy and partnership approach to grant-making.
Before joining the Trust, Jenn served as the development director at a nonprofit where she helped double the organization’s annual campaign and spearheaded efforts to build the organization’s development operations. Jenn received her Masters Degree in Regional Planning, with a focus on community development and nonprofit management, and a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies with Honors, from Cornell University. She is a member of the Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community. Jenn and her husband Jonathan live in New York City with their son Elliott and daughter Abigail.