Jennifer joined CRC as Assistant Director in February 2016. She came to the center from URI’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics, where she served as Associate Director and manged a budget of $6.5 million while overseeing the institute’s human resources functions and business strategy. Prior to joining URI, Jennifer was CFO of The Retreat, a nonprofit comprehensive domestic violence services organization in Long Island, New York. While with The Retreat, the Long Island Business News named Jennifer CFO of the year in the nonprofit category. She is committed to community engagement, creative problem solving and a “360-degree” leadership style. Jennifer has two daughters and enjoys working out, the beach, music and cooking.