Jennifer Fening

Senior Manager, Marketing Communications, Smart Columbus

Jennifer is the Senior Manager, Marketing Communications for the Smart Columbus initiative. In this role, Jennifer is responsible for communicating the Smart Columbus vision and project progress on behalf of Columbus’ private and public sectors.

Jennifer joined the Columbus Partnership in July 2017 with more than a decade of experience directing brand and marketing strategy on behalf of private, public and non-profit sector organizations. Previously, she directed branding and marketing for Worthington Industries’ Consumer Products business unit. Her work transforming the company‚Äôs Bernzomatic brand was recognized with multiple national marketing awards, including Best of Show in the 2017 SABRE Awards. Jennifer also directed government, B2B and non-profit client engagements as an Associate Vice President at Fahlgren Mortine. A Columbus native, Jennifer began her career at Weber Shandwick public relations in Chicago, after graduating from Northwestern University.