YLD Board Member Bio

J Hess

Jennifer Hess is serving her first year on the YLD Board. She is originally from Clayton, MO. Jennifer graduated from The University of Denver, Daniels College of Business in 2007 and earned her Master's Degree from Saint Louis University School of Public Health in 2012. Jennifer works at the Respiratory Health Association in the Programs and Policy department. She became involved with YLD and JUF to connect with and give back to the Jewish community. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys running, biking, trying new restaurants and exploring Chicago.

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