Jennifer attended Purdue University, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering; attended Cleveland State University, graduating in 1994 with a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering; and completed her Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from Case Western Reserve University in 2004. Her engineering background coupled with EMBA provides a solid foundation for executing in a complex environment by focusing on the big picture, processes, and people. Jennifer is passionate about growing businesses and people and, since 2015, has been the President of Sea-Land Chemical Company, a specialty chemical distributor. Prior to her employment at Sea-Land Chemical Company, she as was the President of Libra Industries, an electronics contract manufacturing company, and she spent nine years as President of Weatherchem Corporation, a plastic injection molder of dispensing closures. Jennifer began her career at Nordson Corporation, a manufacturing company of precision dispensing equipment, and held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility including Business Unit Director, Lean Enterprise Director, and Director of Business Processes and SAP.
Jennifer is a member of the Weatherhead School of Management’s Visiting Committee, a member of the Board of Directors for College Now, and a board of advisor member for NETSCo. She is additionally involved in various civic organizations. Most recently, she has served as a mentor for a College Now recipient and volunteers regularly with her husband at the Cleveland Food Bank. She has also been engaged with strategy sessions for the Industrial Engineering School of Purdue University, the Management School for Case Western Reserve, and Solon School System. Jennifer enjoys living a healthy and active lifestyle and leading a book club.