HR and Implementation Consultant
Jennifer enjoys partnering with companies to determine strategies for current and long-term growth, as well as, implementing best practices by bringing expertise in the areas of human resources, benefits, payroll and systems. She enjoys the challenge of helping companies through enterprise change, and integrating and training clients on new systems and process improvements. Jennifer is an experienced leader who values working with companies in all stages of growth.
Before joining e2E, LLC, Jennifer was the Senior Director of Human Resources for Government Employees Health Association, Inc.(GEHA), a 1,200 employee 501(c)(9) organization based out of Lee's Summit, MO. GEHA is the second-largest national health plan and the second-largest national dental plan serving federal employees, federal retirees and their families. Jennifer managed a team of 13 human resource professionals and worked closely with the board and management to establish best practices and install process change to an 80-year-old organization. She was responsible for all human resource operations which included, recruitment and retention, compensation management, performance management, reward and recognition, benefits administration, wellness initiatives, procedure assessment, policy development and compliance. Jennifer provided a strategic partnership to the CEO and Board of Directors in providing innovative direction and guidance to the human capital element of the organization.
Prior to GEHA, Jennifer was the Director of Human Resources for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. During Jennifer’s 20 years at Kauffman she worked in both the finance and human resource departments, designed and implemented a timecard system, implemented an accounting and expense system and an HRIS system. Jennifer has more than ten years of human resource and benefits experience as well as more than fifteen years of finance and accounting experience.
Jennifer is an avid believer in healthy living through exercise and nutrition. She enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, playing tennis, trying new restaurants, traveling to new places, and keeping up with her two daughters, who are eighteen and twenty-one, as they begin their life adventures.