Jennifer is a Professor of Economics at both Carthage College in Kenosha, WI and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Her focus is on smart economic development and conservation of our natural resources. Her students will confirm that she is passionate about efficient investment in infrastructure and preparing for the economy of the future. That is why she decided to run as the Democratic nominee for the Lake County Board. Jennifer wants to ensure continued growth in Lake County, while also protecting our valuable natural resources.
Jennifer has been an enthusiastic volunteer in her community as a Swim Team and Water Polo mom, Sunday School teacher, Girl Scout Leader and as a volunteer at the local food pantry.
Jennifer lives in Libertyville with her husband Brian and daughters Sara and Mia. Six years ago, they adopted a beautiful shepherd named Pip from Orphans of the Storm shelter. Along with her family, Pip loves the Forest Preserve dog parks, especially Independence Grove.
Jennifer graduated Cum Laude from Miami University in Oxford, OH with a BA in Economics and earned her law degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign.