Jennifer Bedon joined HUM as Chief Philanthropy Officer in July 2020. Jennifer has 20 years of experience in fundraising for causes that improve the quality of life for the people of Baltimore. Jennifer is especially passionate about the opportunity to help HUM expand our work to serve the needs of women and their children with our new Center for Women & Children. Jennifer comes to HUM from leadership roles at Port Discovery Children’s Museum and the Parks & People Foundation where she worked to expand their programs to serve children and youth. While managing her own consulting firm, Jennifer’s clients included museums, associations, hospitals, social services, and environmental organizations. She is an expert in fundraising but particularly enjoys capital campaigns, major fund development, and grant and foundation relationships. Jennifer is a native Baltimorean and a graduate of the Notre Dame of Maryland University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and daughters.