She began her career in 1995 as a Case Planner in adoption and therapeutic foster boarding home at Little Flower. Since that time, she has steadily taken on more responsibility and greater challenges as Supervisor and Director of foster care and the Preparing Youth for Adulthood (PYA) program and recently Co-Chair of the strategic plan implementation process.
In December 2018, Jennifer stepped up to fill the role of interim Executive Director of St. John's Residence for Boys. Jennifer was appointed the permanent position of Executive Director in July 2019. She will also serve as Vice President on Little Flower's Senior Executive Council. Her experience with teens in the foster care system has been a great asset to St. John's and will have a positive impact moving forward.
Jennifer earned a BSW and MSW from Adelphi University and is the recipient of the first Little Flower Board President's Award in 2017. She is a long-time resident of Queens and continues to reside there with her daughter.