Jennifer Cripps, CPA, CGMA, MSAFM
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Like many people, Jennifer (Jen) Cripps faces the daunting task of balancing a demanding professional life with her personal life. As her friends, family, and colleagues would attest, she’s adept at juggling mixed responsibilities. Jen successfully manages complex reports and fiscal strategies as well as making time to engage with those around her.
Joining LSMNJ in October 2007 as the controller for housing and community programs, Jen was promoted in the summer of 2010 to the position of corporate controller. She was appointed as LSMNJ’s vice president & chief financial officer in December 2013. Prior to working within the not-for-profit sector, Jen was a senior associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over four years and then a manager at Dow Jones & Company.
Jen graduated from Juniata College with a BS in accounting and put her degree to work, first as an accountant with Barbacane, Thornton & Co., and then as an accountant with Baratz & Associates. She received her MS in accounting and financial management from University of Maryland University College. Jen also holds her certified public accountant license in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
When she manages to find a quiet moment for herself, Jen enjoys settling in to read a good book.