Come together with other professional women in our community. We are a blend of working professionals, entrepreneurs, women looking for opportunities, and women who simply enjoy being around other empowering women.
Each month, we welcome an amazing presenter who will leave you with new knowledge, motivation, and feeling inspired. This month we welcome Jennifer Mearns!
Jennifer has nearly two decades of experience in executive recruiting/talent acquisition. She started her search career as a partner with TeamWork Consulting, a boutique executive search firm specializing in the sports marketing industry. Mearns focused on the corporate and agency side of the business, working with clients including the NBA, NASCAR, Texaco, Quaker Oats, Visa, and Sears.
Mearns started her career in the sports marketing industry as a Public Relations Assistant at Madison Square Garden. She then spent two years as a Media Liaison with the Men’s International Professional Tennis Council (now the ATP Tour), traveling 30+ weeks a year generating media for the world’s top men’s tennis professionals. For the next 10 years, she negotiated and managed global sports and entertainment sponsorships and merchandising programs for clients including IBM, Nabisco, Haagen-Dazs, Lufthansa German Airlines and MasterCard.
Building on her strong marketing background, a successful career in recruitment and a vision to provide a unique alternative solution to traditional executive recruiting firms, Jennifer founded JPM Consulting Services in 2003. JPM Consulting provides executive recruiting, talent acquisition, talent assessment and general organizational consulting to a wide variety of clients. Clients have included Moen Inc., The Master Lock Company, KeyBank, IMAGINIT Technologies, Gatorade and several boutique recruiting firms.
Mearns holds a B.S. from Bryant University, where she served for nine years on the Board of Trustees, including three years as Vice Chair. She actively serves on a number of not-for-profit boards focusing on education and children & families in need. She and her husband have five children.
11:30 Lunch Buffet & Networking
11:50 Formal Program Begins
12:40 – 30 second announcements ($5 each) *Limit 1 per person