Jennifer guides with strategic purpose. She is an accomplished professional with considerable experience integrating strategy, finance, and operations to solve issues, reduce risk, and enhance business results. Jennifer worked with major companies globally. 

As a dedicated leader, Jennifer fosters positive relationships with stakeholders and drives change for clients as the Founder and Managing Member of JLM & Associates Consulting, LLC.

JLM & Associates Consulting, LLC

Jennifer cultivates partnerships through continuous communication and personable approach. She is knowledgeable in industries such as professional services, consumer products, pharmaceutical, medical device, retail, and residential real estate. Her experience includes supporting small businesses in addition to serving on diversity, inclusion, and national standardization teams.

Jennifer's subject matter expertise includes:

  • Operational & strategic planning
  • Small business support
  • Business transformation
  • Profit improvement strategies
  • Turnaround
  • Training & development
  • Talent optimization
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Risk management
  • Writing
  • Content creation
  • Business development

JLM & Associates Consulting is committed to helping small businesses succeed. In addition to our Small Business Progression Program offerings, Jennifer provides customized services to small business owners throughout the U.S. as a strategy consultant for Start Small Think Big. See Jennifer's volunteer testimonial here Start Small Think Big Volunteer Spotlight.

Jennifer's holds a BS in Business Administration (Finance) from Villanova University. She earned certificates in Sustainable Business Strategy, Business Analytics, and Global Business from Harvard Business School Online. Jennifer is also Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.

Jennifer served as Vice President of Operational Analysis at Community Education Centers, a private equity-owned organization. As a senior management team member, Jennifer played an instrumental role handling essential parts of a turnaround strategy in preparation for sale to a strategic buyer. She also launched and led the company’s Project Management Organization (PMO), while steering the Operational Analysis service area.

Jennifer had many measurable successes during her tenure with the company. These included directing a company-wide turnaround work-out, cost-out initiative, exceeding the goal by 40 percent, ultimately increasing the company’s transactional value 10 times.

Jennifer discovered her interest in turnaround work as the acting CFO of Zolfo Cooper, a national turnaround, restructuring, and interim management firm.

Before transitioning into corporate finance roles, Jennifer was second in command in the New York valuation consulting practice at Marsh & McLennan.

Jennifer was instrumental in building a New York valuation services practice at Duff & Phelps.

Jennifer’s career started in the Financial Advisory Services consulting group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. There, she learned many skills applied in subsequent projects.

Jennifer is community focused, participating in various nonprofit support activities. She was a Board Member of Dress for Success Northern New Jersey and an honoree at their 2018 gala for advancing the efforts of the nonprofit organization.

Currently, Jennifer is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), including the national and New York City chapters, and the national American Business Women’s Association. Previously, she was an executive mentor for Seton Hall University's Stillman School of Business Leadership Program for five years. 

To discuss consulting opportunities, reach out to Jennifer via email.

To discuss consulting opportunities, reach out to Jennifer via email.

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