Jen’s role at Main Street Launch includes fundraising, partnerships, impact assessment, and organizational development and strategy. Prior to joining the organization, Jen completed her M.B.A. at Yale School of Management, where she focused on economic development & social enterprise and was a fellow at Nonprofit Finance Fund in the Lending Division. Before business school, Jen was Associate Director at Orr Associates, Inc., where she worked on marketing, fundraising, nonprofit management, events, and strategy consulting for nonprofit organizations in Washington, D.C. and New York. Jen holds a B.A. in Business Economics and minors in Accounting and Political Science from University of California, Los Angeles. Jen enjoys collaborative efforts that further inclusive economic development, and serves as the Chair of the San Francisco Economic Development Alliance ( and led a Racial Equity Working Group within the CDFI industry. Outside of work, Jen’s interests include traveling, spirituality, and civic engagement, and she served as Founder and President of the Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance- Bay Area Chapter from 2013-2017.