Vice President of Communications
Jennifer serves as the Vice President of Communications, providing strategic advice and leading ExcelinEd’s external communications and marketing efforts. Previously, Jennifer served as ExcelinEd’s National Director of Advocacy, supporting the Advocacy Team in their work with state leaders to develop and adopt legislation and policies that transform education to ensure students are prepared for success in college, career and life, and as ExcelinEd’s State Communications Director, coordinating media and strategic communications in key education reform states across the nation, including legislative session rapid response and long term policy and advocacy communication campaigns. Prior to joining the Foundation, she served as Communications Director for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity where she promoted the state’s economic, workforce and community development initiatives. Her experience also includes serving as Press Secretary for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Marketing Director for the Florida Park Service. Jennifer graduated from Florida State University with a degree in English, Creative Writing.