Jennifer Ortega

Director of People Operations

As Director of People Operations, Jennifer works closely with the Executive Leadership Team to align Human Resource (HR) strategies with Maddie's Fund's business needs to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals through its people.

With the majority of her career in the public and private sector, she finds it inspiring to work with people who are enthusiastic and focused helping to keep pets and people together.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She lives in the East Bay with her husband, two children and their adopted German Shepard mix, Rusty. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her family and friends, traveling and reading for pleasure.