jennifercommanderJennifer is responsible for the day-to-day financial functions of CDP and oversees contracts, financial due diligence for grant making, and regulatory issues.

Prior to joining CDP, Jennifer spent over 20 years in the for-profit sector. Most recently, Jennifer was the Founding Partner and Managing Director of a clinical research site that conducts clinical trials on behalf of pharmaceutical companies. Previously, Jennifer was the Chief Financial Officer and Controller of two investment management firms specializing in private equity and hedge funds of funds. Jennifer began her career at Arthur Andersen specializing in audits and consulting services for real estate and hospitality clients.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, summa cum laude, from The College of William & Mary.