Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer has more than 35 years of financial, operations, and program management experience in the non-profit and government sectors. Her areas of expertise include financial analysis, financial systems integration, benchmarking, statistical methodologies and analysis, and infrastructure growth management.

Jennifer served as the Chief Financial and Operating Officer (CFOO) for the Washington Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit in the education reform sector. She spearheaded the strategic planning and managed the organization through its growth from an annual budget of $3 million to $17 million in less than a
year. After five years as a senior analyst with Ernst & Young’s Association Services group, Jennifer performed financial process analysis of State governments’ distribution of federally funded programs, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Social Security, and Medicare, for the Financial Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Jennifer has worked directly for trade associations performing financial analysis and industry benchmarking, including the International Dairy Foods Association.
Jennifer has been consulting to non-profits since 2012, providing a wide range of services from strategic infrastructure development for start-ups to booking. Clients have included New America, NACHA - The Electronic Payments Association, Promote, The Africa Narrative, and as a sub-contractor to Dynamic Consulting.

Jennifer holds and MBA in finance from The George Washington University, and an undergraduate degree in Economics. Jennifer is a native of the District of Columbia and graduated from The Maret School where she has served on their board of directors and as President of the Alumni Association.