With more than 14 years of public relations and political communications experience, Jennifer has worked with numerous clients across a variety of industries spanning from government, health care, consumer protection, and food, to develop and execute impactful corporate and grassroots communication programs.
As the senior public relations leader at R&R Partners, Jennifer personally directs a handful of companies in creating and implementing programs that have consistently met and surpassed client objectives.
Jennifer led the 280,000-member Health Services Coalition for three years and developed communication programs for American Medical Response and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
Furthermore, after only a few short months at R&R Partners, she was handpicked to chair the company's Employee Board Foundation, with a $1.6 million fund balance, across its nine-offices. The selection was a result of her work ethic and passion for ways to positively impact the community. Subsequent to completing a two-and-a-half-year term as chair, she joined the Public Education Foundation Board.
In 2018, Jennifer was appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval to serve on the Nevada Commission for Women.
Previously, Jennifer served as the public information officer for Nevada's attorney general's office, under Catherine Cortez Masto, where she developed, implemented, and coordinated all public outreach, website and information programs both internally and externally. Formerly, she served as the Nevada deputy political director for Obama for America, Nevada state director for Organizing for America (a project of the Democratic National Committee), and as the Nevada deputy press secretary for U.S. Senator Harry Reid.
Jennifer, the daughter of Colombian and Nicaraguan immigrants, earned a B.A. in communication studies and a minor in political science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and a M.A. in public communication from American University.
As a student at UNLV, she founded Kappa Delta Chi Sorority Inc. - Alpha Zeta Chapter, the first Latina community service sorority in Nevada; 15 years later, she remains active by providing guidance to the students of the thriving sorority.
A 22-year Las Vegas resident, Jennifer graduated from the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce "Leadership Las Vegas" (class of 2014), a premier community leadership program in Southern Nevada. Jennifer enjoys volunteering for various nonprofits, camping, and spending time with her family.