Director of Development
Jennifer leads the Development program and all philanthropic efforts that support the Thurston Arthritis Research Center (TARC), and the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology. She also serves on the Development Officer Team and Stewardship Process Improvement Team of the Medical Foundation of North Carolina.
Jennifer manages TARC’s Board of Advisors, its Marketing and Development Strategic Planning Committee, and its Annual Giving and Major Gift programs. She has a particular expertise in effectively utilizing external relations as well as internal collaborations in order to develop support for TARC and Division programs.
A graduate of Appalachian State University and native North Carolinian, Jennifer has extensive philanthropic management experience in various fields, including; athletic development for Elon University and the Atlantic Coast Conference, managing development efforts for a NASCAR affiliated charity, and development work with other medical and science-focused charities such as the American Heart Association.