Head of Corporate Responsibility, Bank of the West
Jenny is the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for Bank of the West and oversees the company’s philanthropic investments, employee engagement and corporate citizenship initiatives. She manages a national team of professionals dedicated to ensuring the Bank delivers high impact programs, products and services focused on key CSR areas supporting young people, entrepreneurs, energy transition and local community needs.
Prior to Bank of the West, Jenny served as the Community Development Director for Citi in Northern California. Earlier in her career, she was Executive Director of the Congress of California Seniors, a statewide organization dedicated to assisting seniors and low-income families on issues of health care, affordable housing, transportation, technology, and consumer protection. Her background also includes advancing legislative initiatives through her position with the Greenlining Institute and work in the California State Legislature.
Among her numerous professional and civic affiliations, Jenny serves on the Board of Directors of Ocean Conservancy in Portland, and is the Chair of the Northwestern Regional Board of Operation Hope.
She has a degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the FW Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. In 2016, she was named as one of the San Francisco Business Times Most Influential Women in Business, and in 2017 she received the San Francisco Business Times “Top 40 under 40” Award.