Vice President, Consulting

Jeni serves as the Vice President of Consulting at Columbia Hospitality, helping clients to realize and build their hospitality projects, optimize those hotels, and then manage most effectively to create exceptional guest experiences. Jeni began her hospitality career at Oxford Hotels and Resorts, working first at The Godfrey Hotel and then managing new openings and operational improvement throughout the country. She has worked in hospitality operations with boutique branded and independent hotels for the past five years at individual properties as well as at the portfolio level. Prior to joining the hospitality sector, Jeni served as the Chief Strategist at UK Power Reserve where she was responsible for technology, communications, strategic planning, and data analytics. Previously, she was Director of Partner Solutions team at Global Impact, where she worked with Fortune 500 companies and international non-profits in emerging markets. Jeni holds a global MBA from Hult, as well as a BA from the University of Puget Sound. She currently serves on the boards of the Woodland Park Zoo, Global Impact UK and BoardReady. Jeni has worked across five countries, three sectors and loves working in high-growth, entrepreneurial environments. She lives in Seattle with her husband, son, and daughter, and loves to get out hiking, horseback riding, and skiing when time permits.