Jan Mount Jennings

Jan Mount Jennings

Director of Planned Giving

With over 23 years of experience working in planned giving, she helps Institute members make the largest and most tax-efficient gifts they can afford to give now or after their lifetimes.

Jan Mount Jennings serves as Director of Planned Giving for the Aspen Institute and joined its staff in the spring of 2016, returning “home” to Aspen where she grew up from 1973 – 1989. With over 23 years of experience working in planned giving, she helps Institute members make the largest and most tax-efficient gifts they can afford to give now or after their lifetimes. She assists members and their advisors in making bequests or establishing charitable remainder trusts. After graduating from Stanford University with a BA and Humanities Honors degree in 1993, Jan worked for 10 years in Washington DC in planned giving at the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, and as Director of Planned Giving at The Ocean Conservancy and World Wildlife Fund. After working at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, she founded Viking Consulting Services in 2006 and lived in Paris, France from 2008 – 2016. Having served as president of Stanford Alumni groups in New England and France and of her own consulting business, she returned to Aspen where she lives with her husband and daughter, enjoying skiing, hiking, horseback riding hunter-jumpers, and copper enameling.