Small Business Development Coordinator
Ph: (580) 250-5556
Fx: (580) 250-5566
Jennifer serves as the Small Business Development Coordinator at the Economic Development Center (EDC) of Great Plains Technology Center. She serves the needs of those exploring the possibility of going into business or those looking to grow their existing business. Jennifer has an extensive background in marketing, strategic planning, revenue development, personnel management and development (including paid staff, volunteers, and board of directors), and non-profit management.
Prior to joining the EDC, Jennifer worked as the Director of Alumni Relations for Cameron University. There she was responsible for all alumni programming. She oversaw the Office of Alumni Relations and the Cameron University Alumni Association including all strategic planning, revenue development, marketing, merchandising, communications, and employee and board management. During her tenure at Cameron, Jennifer was responsible for significantly increasing overall revenues, and an increase in alumni engagement. Jennifer also has an extensive knowledge in non-profit management, volunteer recruitment, fundraising, and small commercial business insurance.
Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with a minor in marketing from The University of Tulsa and has a Master of Business Administration degree from Cameron University.
Jennifer was a member of Class XXII of Leadership Lawton – Fort Sill and is a past member of the Junior League of Lawton. She has also served on numerous volunteer committees throughout the community.