Jenny grew up in the Midwest and graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of Kansas. After gaining extensive HR experience at another nonprofit, Jenny joined the Stand team in 2010 after watching her nephew try to navigate the Portland school system. As a member of the Talent Team, Jenny oversees employee relations, employment law and compliance, total rewards, and other HR related initiatives. She also collaborates with her team members to further expand organizational priorities focused on organizational and people development.