Director, Global Business Development
Jenna brings experience in project management, research and analysis, and strategy to her role as Director of Global Business Development. As part of the CRDA's business development team, she manages projects and contributes to strategy development and planning for the CRDA's business attraction efforts.
Jenna most recently worked in strategy and management consulting with defense and aerospace clients in Washington, D.C., where she developed an expertise in space and satellite communications. She managed the planning and execution for a range of consulting projects, from growth strategy to M&A due diligence to international market expansion. She also has experience with federal government agencies, including the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Jenna is a native of Fort Worth, TX, and relocated to Charleston in pursuit of better work-life balance and to be closer to family. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and French from Samford University in Birmingham, AL, and an M.A. from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.