As a life-long Arts Professional and Educator, Jennifer is driven by a passion for helping people of all ages to find and further their artistic abilities. She has served in a mix of marketing, recruitment, and arts-related roles. Recently, she was the Enrollment and Marketing Associate at Conserve School, where she spearheaded social media campaigns and organized online and offline events. In her role as Assistant Director of Admissions at Conserve, she made significant contributions to improve admission and recruitment strategies. Before pivoting to marketing and recruitment, she worked as a String Teacher, Substitute Vocal Teacher, and Band and Orchestra Teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a specialization in Music Teacher Education from Luther College.
A love for music has always been a driving force in Jennifer’s life. She can often be seen at performing arts events in the Northwoods, either on stage performing, in the pit directing, or in the audience enjoying the show. She is the co-leader of the Woodland Strings of the North, the Pit Director for Northland Pines Musicals, a Pit Musician for Lakeland High School Musicals, a violinist in the Electric String Band, and a church musician. She lives in Watersmeet area with her husband Stefan and their two golden retrievers. She makes time daily to get outside to run, hike, bike, snowshoe, or cross-country ski.