Jen has over nine years of experience in engagement-focused roles, capturing sustainable support for organizations. She has just joined the team at the University of Waterloo’s Advancement Office.
Previously, Jen worked as the Advancement Coordinator at SHAD, where she grew the fundraising and alumni engagement for over 16,000 alumni. She was also the Development Manager with Alumni Affairs & Development at the University of Guelph, and led community-based fundraising activities as the Individual Giving Officer with the United Way of Cambridge and North Dumfries from 2013-16.
Jen is a graduate from Brock University (BA) and Humber College (Fundraising Management). She attained her CFRE designation in 2016 and currently holds a position on the Board for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Golden Horseshoe Chapter.
Aside from being involved in the non-profit sector, Jen enjoys working on her new home in Kitchener, exercising, reading, and hiking at her parents’ farm in Mount Forest.