Jen is a career entrepreneur and business strategist, specializing in emerging industries, who directs capital and builds outstanding teams to operationalize visionary ventures. Born and raised outside of Boston, she found her first job as a stablehand, training horses which blossomed into her continued experience as a lifelong equestrian. After earning a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Assumption University, Jennifer carried her hands-on work ethic into her career in specialty retail store and market leadership, working with brands like Urban Outfitters and LUSH Cosmetics. Upon the legalization of medical cannabis in MA in 2012, she helped found the state’s cannabis industry, and to date has operationalized ten cannabis licenses for cultivation, manufacturing, retail and delivery, with record-setting timelines and compliance standards. Most recently, she co-founded and launched the industry's first subscription-as-a-service platform built to enhance customer retention and create recurring revenue.
Jen is an experienced and empathetic coach who is skilled at providing both tactical and personal guidance to help leaders to optimize their talents and competencies. She believes that the best leaders are those who dedicate their development to become the best possible champions for the teams they serve. She provides coaching to help leaders improve communication, enhance company culture and develop high-performing, innovative and effective teams. Jen believes that her personal experience with mentors attributed greatly to her professional development and success. Her deep organizational leadership experience both in small start-ups and large corporate environments allows Jen to bring a unique and balanced perspective to her clients. She believes in an individualized approach, with her coaching clients and within the teams she advises. Whether you are a brand new leader, looking to assess or redefine your leadership style, or looking for pointed guidance with a corporate project or start-up challenge, Jen can provide you with the support and resources you need to navigate your leadership journey with confidence.
Notable Client Achievements
Coached a senior leadership team through a significant operational growth event, blitz-scaling a vertically integrated organization from 25 to 160 employees.
Provided change management strategies to a team of C-Suite executives resulting in improvements to employee retention and satisfaction.
Mentored three entry-level managers to earn promotions as directors and/or senior-level managers, nearly doubling their total compensation structures within 2 years.
Provided the project management strategies for the national roll-out of a subscription platform, including product development mapping, pitch deck evolutions, sales team training and account management schedules.
Coached a CEO from Seed to Series A, successfully securing over 1m in capital investments.