Jennifer came to FMG Leading from the healthcare sector, where she served for more than a decade as an executive in a leading healthcare company, driving corporate strategy, conducting market research, and overseeing leadership development initiatives.
In her current role as leader of the firm’s healthcare industry practice, Jennifer focuses on meeting the human capital needs of FMG Leading’s growing portfolio of healthcare clients, while consulting on large-scale change and leadership development projects.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Economics from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in Southern California, and her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Management and Strategic Planning at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
Jennifer serves as Principal, Healthcare for FMG Leading, and directs the firm’s industry practice serving the leader, team and organizational needs of health care clients. Jennifer came to FMG Leading from the health care sector, where she spent over 10 years as an executive responsible for corporate strategy, market research and business development, and supported leadership development and governance. Jennifer focuses primarily on large-scale change, team development, and strategic planning for FMG Leading’s health care clients. She partners with organizations to drive transformational growth and sustainable change, with a focus on leadership quality, strategic alignment and execution. As an executive coach and facilitator, Jennifer’s clients draw on her expertise to deepen self-awareness, leverage strengths and translate goals into action. Previously, Jennifer worked at St. Joseph Health System as SVP Organizational Effectiveness and Strategic Planning, and as a Senior Manager with Deloitte Consulting serving the health care and insurance industries. She started her career in the investment banking industry. Jennifer’s clients have included industry-leading organizations such as UC San Diego Health System, Sound Physicians, Surgical Care Affiliates, and Catholic Health Initiatives.
ADDITIONAL PRACTICE AREAS
Jennifer has served on the Board of Directors of numerous non-profit organizations, and has a particular interest in the work of governance and community organizations, working with them to enhance strategic positioning and governance effectiveness. She currently serves as Board Chair for FrontPorch Communities, which operates retirement communities and senior housing, and as an emeritus board member for Hope Builders, an organization that provides job training and life skills to at-risk Latino youth. Jennifer is passionate about continuous learning, health and wellness, and building community relationships.
Jennifer earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Management and Strategic Planning from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in Southern California, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Economics. Jennifer is also a member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development, a professional group of the American Hospital Association.
Jennifer lives in San Diego with her husband, two sons, and their dog.