Jennifer’s early exposure to the lighting industry included a privately owned residential manufacturer and a lamp importer that helped her build a solid technical foundation for her later endeavors. Jennifer started her career in the specification lighting community in 2009, working in marketing for a downlighting manufacturer and later progressing into product management. She loves working with a variety of cross-functional teams to problem solve, improving her customers’ experiences.
WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AT O’BLANEY RINKER?
I wear many hats – sales, marketing, and planning. I love it because I cannot sit still! It keeps me interested and excited about what’s next for our team.
WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST AT O’BLANEY RINKER?
We are a small-ish size team with big ideas. We support each other and respect the unique experiences that each person brings to the table.
“It’s better to be kind than to be right.” – Anne Lamott
WHAT VALUES DRIVE YOU?
Work hard, play hard. Stay humble.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE NOT WORKING?
My husband and my two boys love to be outside, so a lot of our free time is spent biking, visiting playgrounds, at the beach, or on the mountain.
FAVORITE FOOD YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
Chocolate, wine, and pizza – in that order
HOW LONG WOULD YOU LAST IN A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE?
Forever. I’m a fighter.