With over 25 years of experience in the leadership development field, Jennifer has served leaders, organizations, and communities globally including healthcare, government, military, educational, community leadership, pharmaceuticals, and energy. Through organizational change, impact evaluation, high impact design, delivery of programs, and research, she brings a deep expertise in leadership research and how to apply it in practical, powerful ways for leaders and organizations. A co-author of the highly regarded book Kick Some Glass: Ten Ways Women Succeed at Work on Their Own Terms with Portia Mount, Jennifer is passionate about helping women to break through their proverbial glass ceilings and move toward understanding and attainment of their unique definitions of success.
Jennifer is the president and founder of Leap & Inspire Global LLC, an organization focused on helping individuals and organizations achieve their full potential through coaching, consulting, and development. A key area of focus for Jennifer is on equity, inclusion, and diversity. Jennifer’s passion is in helping organizations do the hard work required to become inclusive and equitable, and helping individuals in traditionally underrepresented groups identify and break through the barriers they confront in their leadership journeys. Jennifer works with organizations to create inclusive cultures that sustain diversity of leadership at all levels for all types of leaders. She also serves as an Honorary Senior Fellow for the Center for Creative Leadership as well as an adjunct professor at High Point University (High Point, NC) and National University (La Jolla, CA).
Jennifer is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Women Business Collaborative. She serves on multiple boards and committees locally and nationally. Jennifer and her husband Jim are the proud parents of three adult children who are living their own lives of leadership.