As a partner in the firm’s Accounting and Auditing Department and industry leader of the firm’s Hospitality Services Group, Jen has almost 20 years of public accounting experience, including 7 years with Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.
In providing audit services to a wide array of clients, Jen works with some of the largest hospitality management companies in the country, as well as a number of non-profit agencies—specializing in audit services for educational institutions. She is certified by the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals as a Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive.
Jen is a member of blum’s Innovation Committee, for which she provides input into current and future challenges by reviewing new technology and ideas—striving to put blum at the forefront of the industry. The Committee leverages collective knowledge to provide advantages to ourselves and our clients by reimagining the way we deliver our services and respond to client needs.
Each year, Jen teaches several continuing professional education courses for many of our firm’s employees and clients—and helps run the philanthropic efforts of the firm’s Rhode Island office.
Jen is a member of the committee for Diversity and Inclusion at blumshapiro (DIBS), which is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating differences among our employees—as well as recruiting a talented and varied cross-cultural workforce. Through DIBS, blum employees are actively encouraged to contribute their unique ideas and perspectives to better serve our clients, our firm and our communities.