Jen Barth is a seasoned branding, marketing and communications professional who brings over 15 years of non-profit, corporate, and agency leadership experience to her client partnerships and community leadership roles. With key expertise in brand research and positioning, cause marketing, content strategy, and strategic planning, Jen is passionate about helping organizations better understand and engage their target audiences. Jen creates actionable tools and programs that empower teams, guides organizations through periods of change, evolution, and growth, and helps them deepen their impact among the communities they serve.
With early career roots in corporate PR, nonprofit fundraising, and internet marketing, Jen’s recent leadership roles have included serving as Executive Director of Schoolhouse Supplies, an education nonprofit in Portland, Oregon, and founding Big Small Brands, an award-winning winning non-profit and small business branding and communications consultancy. Prior to this, Jen was EVP, Marketing, Business Development and Client Services for Kelton Research and VP Business Development for Siegel and Gale, a leading global strategic branding firm, in Los Angeles.
Throughout her career, Jen has maintained a strong commitment to serving the nonprofit community through Board leadership roles, training and coaching, and hands-on volunteering. Previous roles have included serving as EVP and Board Member for Step Up Women’s Network, and being selected as Oregon’s Delegate and National Mentor for Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress on Education and Learning, where she founded a grass roots national early literacy movement in partnership with Reach Out and Read, and was an inaugural champion for the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life program, a global children’s health campaign. Jen is a founding member of The Mission List, a community of women who use social media for social good, and currently serves on the Oregon leadership team for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.
Jen is a native of Baltimore, MD and a graduate of Vassar College with a BA in History. She currently resides in Portland, Oregon with her husband, a former sushi-chef-turned-techie, and her identical (yet nothing alike) twin daughters.