Jenn Bender

Vice President of Operations & Human Resources

Jenn Bender has spent her career helping mission-driven organizations align their operations with their strategies so they can more effectively achieve their intended impact and improve the experiences of their stakeholders. Jenn first joined Tenacity as a consultant supporting our AmeriCorps Member recruitment and then as Interim AmeriCorps Director. In addition to her operations consulting work, Jenn has served as COO for the Institute for Nonprofit Practice in affiliation with Tufts University, CEO for New Sector Alliance, Executive Director for The Bridge Center, and Program Director for Aspire MGH. Jenn holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master in Education degree from Harvard University, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Mathematics from Cornell University, and is a two-term AmeriCorps Alumna.