Jenifer is Director of individual philanthropy and Major Gifts at Fair Trade USA. She has 20 years of both corporate and nonprofit philanthropy experience. She is enthusiastic about sustainable fashion and the positive impact on the world, its people and the environment.
Working with local and national nonprofits, Jenifer has led Development planning, donor strategy, and fundraising campaigns in education, environmental, and cultural organizations.
Most recently as Director of Development for bay.org, she oversaw fundraising for its six divisions including Aquarium of the Bay and The Bay Institute. At San Francisco Parks Trust, she was Director of Corporate and Foundation Development creating a new division of Institutional Giving for San Francisco Recreation and Parks. Jenifer has a strong background in capital campaigns having designed and led research, strategic planning and donor stewardship programs for UC Berkeley’s New Century and Law School Campaigns, KQED’s $70M Campaign and California Academy of Sciences $470M Capital Campaign. A UC Berkeley graduate with a BA in English Literature, she continues her education studying Business Management and Fundraising Leadership. Jenifer lives in the East Bay with her husband and three rescue dogs. In her spare time, she pursues her passion for healthy living and a healthy world by participating in outdoor activities and volunteering for several Bay Area nonprofits.