With over two decades of experience managing complex infrastructure programs, Jennifer has proven that successful project execution requires thorough planning, fearless leadership and top-notch technical expertise. It’s these collaborative skills, coupled with an extensive knowledge of water quality and treatment, that make Jennifer one of CDM Smith's leaders in supply innovation. Her work on projects like New Hampshire’s North Conway Water Precinct’s alternative energy evaluation and design program has helped significantly offset energy costs for a progressive community and was recognized by the American Consulting Engineers Council of New Hampshire as the 2011 Engineering Excellence Overall Winner. In addition to her dedication to advancing the firm’s water projects, Jennifer is also heavily involved in industry organizations like the International Ultraviolet Association and the American Water Works Association.
Why CDM Smith? This firm offers me the opportunity to work on challenging projects, lead teams and implement infrastructure solutions that meet our clients’ needs.
What is your favorite part of your job? I love that we become fully invested in the communities we serve. When that finished product is online and you visit the site, there is a real sense of fulfillment in seeing the facilities operating successfully.
What are your 3 non-work passions? Traveling/exploring, watching basketball and spending time with family and friends.
What’s something that people might be surprised to know about you? As adjunct faculty, I teach an online graduate level financial management course for engineering managers at the University of Colorado.
Everyone has a role on the team, and if we each do our role to the best of our ability, the team will succeed.
Jennifer currently serves as President-Elect of the International Ultraviolet Association and chair of the AWWA Water Treatment Facilities Design & Construction Committee.