CR9A8973 Final Jennifer Wherry is a midmarket business-shared service professional with 18+ years successfully building teams and launching initiatives on a national level that reduce risks and improve organizational processes while winning projects, collaborating with various stakeholders, designing employee-training campaigns reaching 16,000 nationwide, managing natural disaster risk response activities, and leading organizational efficiency. Areas of expertise include human capital, organizational development, occupational health and safety, motor carrier safety, risk mitigation, and loss prevention.

  • Won a $21 million fiber network build-out for a local municipality by creating, completing, and presenting statements of qualifications, selection committee interview presentation and city council presentation.
  • Streamlined job position titles from 141 down to 68, created job descriptions, created compensation hierarchy, pay structures, assign appropriate WC modifier code driving down insurance premiums, and distributed to national offices through peer mentoring at other organizations.
  • Reduced costs by $1.5 million and improved the attrition rate by 61% by developing and executing a wide range of training initiatives, performance policies, and best practices.
  • Identified $333,000 of misappropriated funds and recollected 89% of it. Implemented corrective actions, which resulted in improved internal controls to mitigate further risk.
  • Instituted a procedural process change, which prevented $262,000 in erroneous unemployment claims.

During a large Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) Project, a shutdown resulted from high damage ratios on telephone drops. Jennifer created a training class using industry standards, best practices, and state law for safe digging. After selling the concept to the customer, lead a team to train 1000+ personnel in one weekend, which allowed forward production to recommence resulting in path production up to 50,000 feet a day grossing $350 million in 4-years

Jennifer is a Colorado native who currently resides in Westminster. She is the proud mother of 3 children. Jennifer attended the University of South Dakota, graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science, Political Science. She continued her education at Denver University where she earned her Masters of Environmental Policy and Management.