As a Vice President within the Financial Services practice, Jen is a specialist in recruiting executives within Community and Economic Development and Affordable Housing. She works with a variety of organizations, including CDFI’s, CDC’s, chambers of commerce, affordable housing providers, and various state-chartered agencies who are collectively involved in creating thriving communities. Jen is familiar with a variety of tax credit, credit enhancement, direct lending, bond financing, and housing programs.
Prior to joining Smith & Wilkinson, Jen spent over 10 years in recruiting, admissions, and educational programming within higher education with the Savannah College of Art and Design and the NY Film Academy. Jen and her family now call Portland, Maine home after having spent time in New York City and Savannah, Georgia. She enjoys being active outdoors, making music, and consuming all the best baked goods in town with her husband and two daughters.