University of Missouri-St. Louis,
Bachelor of Social Work, 1995
Association of Legal Administrators, National Chapter
Association of Legal Administrators, Gateway Chapter
Society for Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management Association of Greater St. Louis
Professionals in Human Resources Association
National Human Resources Association
Thompson Coburn LLP
Director of Human Resources,
Senior Human Resources Manager,
Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C.
Human Resources Manager, 2004-2008
Jenkins & Kling, P.C.
Legal Administrator, 1999-2004
Dunn Lawn & Land
Office Manager, 1997-1999
Lewis Rice & Fingersh LP
Office Support Services, 1992-1997
Angel Band Project
Girls on the Run International
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Fundraiser, Association of Legal Administrators, 2004-2011
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Fundraiser, Association of Legal Administrators, 2004-2010
Jen oversees all of the Firm's human resources policies, programs, and services, ensuring Thompson Coburn provides a motivating, diverse, and inclusive work environment for our 750 employees.
Jen is SPHR-certified and over her career has developed extensive experience in all aspects of HR. She provides leadership and strategic vision on the Firm's HR policies to ensure they maximize client service and comply with federal and state regulations and laws.
Jen works closely with the Firm's chief operating officer and chief financial officer on the design, implementation and administration of all employee benefit plans, including include health and welfare, 401(k), and the Firm's award-winning wellness program, Healthy by Design.
She also collaborates with the head of each administrative department on performance reviews and annual compensation budgets, and facilitates frequent internal pay equity studies. Jen's department leads recruitment initiatives for administrative staff and works to develop integrative strategies and education programs that promote a diverse and inclusive environment.