Senior Vice President, GBPI
Jennifer Owens served as the senior vice president of GBPI, where she leds the organization’s external affairs and fund development, as well as the strategy and management of major projects and events. Jennifer’s experience included 14 years of Georgia-based public policy advocacy and community outreach, stakeholder engagement, strategic communications and fundraising.
Over 15 Years of Experience
Strategy | Public Policy | Data Analysis
Prior to joining GBPI in 2013, Jennifer was development and policy advocacy director for Georgia Organics and former executive director of The League of Women Voters of Georgia. Jennifer received The Georgia Conservancy’s Longleaf Award for Excellence in Environmental Advocacy in 2012. In 2007, she became one of the youngest recipients ever of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 Under 40,” a recognition the paper gives to professionals leading the metro area into the future.
A graduate of the University of Georgia, Jennifer is an appointed member of the City of Brookhaven’s Affordable Housing Task Force and serves on the Brookhaven Zoning Rewrite Committee.