Jennifer Jones joined the Institute in 2001 serving as Accounting Manager of the Wye Accounting Office. In 2006, she was promoted to Director of Accounting Operations responsible for the Audit & Tax functions; banking relationships and cash management along with all general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets and revenue accounting functions of the organization as well as overseeing all financial systems of the organization. In 2015, Jennifer was promoted to Vice President of Finance and oversees the Office of Financial Operations. She works closely with Institute senior leadership managing financial related board committees, managing the organization’s budget and investments along with special projects such as capital construction finances, policy & procedure revamps and new initiatives. During her tenure, she has been instrumental in developing processes and procedures for finance and implementing financial systems to handle the extraordinary 300% growth experienced by the organization.
Prior to joining the Institute, Jennifer worked at The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore for 5 years as Accounting Manager and Agency Liaison. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Baltimore and is a CPA.