Jen has been a member of the Bridges’ team since 2013. Helping families experiencing homelessness and housing instability has been a passion for Jen since high school. Before coming to Bridges to Housing Stability, Jen was the Executive Director of Family Promise of Albuquerque, a transitional shelter for families, focused on rehousing households within 90 days. She strongly believes that homelessness should be rare, brief, and non-recurring; and focuses on incorporating these goals within the framework of  Bridges’ programs.

Jen is a Licensed Certified Social Worker, with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland with a concentration in Non-profit management and Community Organizing.  She is a member of Leadership Howard County, and a Leadership Essentials Executive Education Program of Loyola University Sellinger School of Business graduate. Jen is also a member of the Board of Directors of SAFE Food Pantry, and the Past-President of Columbia Toastmasters.