Jenna helps lead special projects and provides tactical support to the TDAI community. A Columbus native, she began her professional career at Ohio State creating news releases and feature stories about research in the life, medical, and environmental sciences. She then transitioned into a role as speechwriter and lead science editor for Ohio’s Lt. Governor Lee Fisher and, later, Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee. She has led strategic initiatives and served on university-wide committees, and she specializes in grant writing, program development, event planning, and project management. Jenna earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration, both from Ohio State.