Been with SPIRE since January 2021
Hometown: Painesville, Ohio
Languages Spoken: English
Title: Director of College Placement and Planning
Jennifer comes to SPIRE with 15 years of experience in higher education. She has worked for the National Association for College Admission Counseling, The Ohio State University, Youngstown State University, Waynesburg University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Thiel College. Other experience includes working for the Washington NFL Team, Washington Wild Things professional baseball team and Marathon Petroleum Corporation. She has participated in an Army Educator Tour and a study tour of universities in the United Kingdom. Jennifer was an academic honors student and played basketball, softball and worked as a lifeguard.
Jennifer knew from the time she was a college freshman that her passion in life is to guide students through the college search and enrollment process. Choosing a college is an important, exciting, and overwhelming time for high school students. Jennifer has advised hundreds of students and student-athletes through this exciting journey and is eager to work with the SPIRE student athletes and families. She believes in committing to and starting the process early in order to yield the best results and most options – academically, athletically, personally, and financially.
Education and Accreditations:
- Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
- Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology from Waynesburg University
- Member of National Association for College Admission Counseling
- Member of Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling
- Member of American Legion Auxiliary