JENNIFER VERNON
CONSULTANT
JENNIFER@AVALANCHECONSULTING.COM
(864) 270-8172

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Jennifer is a Consultant at Avalanche. Having spent her career in investor-based organizations, Jennifer has the keen ability to intuit client needs and then leverage resources and develop strategies to best to achieve those needs. Her specialties include assisting organizations and their leadership with optimizing resources and performance.

During her time with Avalanche, Jennifer has assisted with organizational strategies for the New River Valley Alliance, North Texas Commission, and the Tampa Bay region. She has also developed workforce strategies for the West Kentucky Workforce Board and community and economic development strategies for Douglas County, Georgia and Winchester, Virginia. In addition, Jennifer has crafted marketing messages and designed data tools for the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Jennifer began her career in economic development with a focus on educating businesses in Mississippi on international trade topics at the Mississippi World Trade Center. Before joining Avalanche, she worked for nearly a decade in a variety of roles with the Upstate SC Alliance, most recently serving as its Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. At the Alliance, Jennifer developed and executed global marketing strategies focused on telling the Upstate story through targeted outreach, events, collateral, content development, and social media. She also developed strategies to optimize the organization’s operations in terms of structure, finances, and human resources.

She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.