Senior Vice President
Community Affairs Manager
Northwestern Board Member Since: January 2014
Jenny is the Community Affairs Manager for Bank of the West and oversees the company’s philanthropic investments and corporate social responsibility initiatives. She manages a national team of professionals dedicated to ensuring the Bank effectively meets the financial and credit needs of low-to-moderate income consumers across its 19-state footprint. Prior to Bank of the West, Jenny served as the Community Development Director for Citi in Northern California. Earlier in her career, she was Executive Director of the Congress of California Seniors, a statewide organization dedicated to assisting seniors and low-income families on issues of health care, affordable housing, transportation, technology and consumer protection. Her background also includes advancing legislative initiatives through her position with the Greenlining Institute and work in the California State Legislature. Among her numerous professional and civic affiliations, Jenny serves on the governing boards of MyPath and EARN in San Francisco, and is the chair of the Northwestern the Regional board of Operation Hope.
She has a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the FW Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. In 2016, she was named as one of the San Francisco Business Times Most Influential Women in Business, and in 2017 she received the San Francisco Business Times “Top 40 under 40” Award.