Arlington Community Foundation
President & CEO
Jennifer Owens is President & CEO of Arlington Community Foundation, a position she assumed in October 2018. Previously, Jenn served as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer at the Central New York Community Foundation where she held a variety of roles beginning in 2004. Prior to her time in the community foundation field, she spent 7 years on the staff of two private foundations in Washington, DC.
Jenn holds dual degrees in journalism and political science from American University, a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Seton Hall University, and a master’s certificate in historic preservation from Goucher College. She has also completed the American College’s Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy certification program and is a certified Legacy Navigator through Celebrations of Life. She lives in Arlington with her husband, two teenaged daughters, and high-maintenance rescue dog.