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Jen lives in Western Springs with her husband and four children. She earned a BA degree from the Univeristy of Iowa in Journalism and Communication. Her career began working in Public Relations and Event Planning in city of Chicago for BUCOM International. She moved on to honing her selling skills working as a Sales Manager for the Whitehall Hotel, a 5 star Leading Hotel in Chicago. She then transitioned to an Account Manager for Med.Point Communications serving Abbott Laboratories and Eli Lilly. All of these positions demanded high customer service, strong negotiations, and top production in Sales/Marketing. Jen brings this skill set of 15 yesars to her real estate business.
A proclaimed design and house junky, she has finally found a way to make an income in a field she loves!
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Jen is a lifetime resident of La Grange. She is a graduate of Iowa State University and has a BA in Fashion Merchandising. She began her ReayEstate career in 1992 as a leasing agent for CAMCO, INC. in downtown Chicago and continued in Property Managment for the next fourteen years managing luxury highrises in the city. She obtained her Real Estate License in 1994 in Chicago to further her career in property management and was the General Manager of some of the most prestigious buildings such as Eugenie Terrace in Lincoln Park and 420 E. Ohio in Streeterville at Lake Shore Drive. Some of her major responsibilities were preparing budgets, occupancy reports, project management and oversight of all building maintenance and improvement contracts. She had a staff of fourteen people and coached and managed the staff to build a team committed to outstanding customer service! She transitioned out of property management in 2004 and joined American Utility Management to become the newly created role of Director of Corporate Triaining and traveled extensively to develop and train property management teams on the Utility Billing System and to develop relationships within the companies. She has always built strong and lasting relationships with clients and feels that this strength is key in her role today!!