Jennifer is the CEO and Sr. Partner with Silvester & Company, a Utah headquartered boutique executive search firm that specializes in placing leaders in the aerospace & defense industry, among others. As an entrepreneur and trusted advisor to her clients, Jennifer is best known for her ability to solve a business's biggest impediment to success, finding the right leaders to grow their companies. Jennifer and her team have successfully placed hundreds of leaders at the Director level and above in almost every functional expertise and across a wide variety of industries.
Fascinated by what made good leaders exceptional, Jennifer joined S&C in 2007 after more than 15 years in financial services leadership with GE Capital and JPMorgan Chase. As most leaders come to learn quickly, hiring the right team is perhaps the most pivotal tool in any leader’s long-term career success. In the age of digitization, Jennifer still believes all value stems from the daily contributions of people and at all levels of an organization. Great ideas, innovation, and relationships that transform industries begins with people. Jennifer is energized by the incredible industry leaders who are equally committed to making a positive, lasting impact on their industries, teams, and communities.
Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. Jennifer is a passionate advocate for small business and sits on the Executive Board of Directors for the South Valley Chamber of Commerce and chair’s the Small Business Leadership Committee. She is also a member of the Board of Governors for the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce.