STAFF RELATIONS MANAGER AND SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST
Jennifer Brandino joined Elmore in March 2019 and currently serves as Elmore’s staff relations manager and a senior communications strategist on clients including the Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Engineering Department, and the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation. A trained facilitator, Jennifer also conducts strategic planning sessions and media training for a variety of clients.
With 27 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing, and public relations, Jennifer is a seasoned communications professional who brings a balance of big-picture strategic thinking and incredible attention to detail to her work. Her past professional experience includes management roles in a variety of industries, including maritime, economic development, funeral service, K-12 education, and early childhood education. In addition to her work with both corporate and government entities, Jennifer has extensive experience in nonprofit organizations and is particularly adept at leveraging limited resources to achieve maximum results.
Clients appreciate Jennifer as an excellent listener with keen intuition who is thoughtful and strategic in her recommendations. Her varied experiences; strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; and her ability to cultivate lasting relationships make Jennifer a valuable asset to the Elmore team.
Jennifer graduated cum laude from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and a minor in English. She received her Accredited Business Communicator designation from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) following an extensive portfolio review and examination process. The IABC has recognized Jennifer’s work with Bronze Quill Awards, including a Best of Show award, and a Silver Quill.
Her past and present volunteer activities reflect causes close to Jennifer’s heart and include leadership development, literacy, and women’s and children’s issues. Originally from New Orleans, Jennifer loves mysteries, escape rooms, crafting, and crawfish. She is married to a native Houstonian and is most proud of her role as “mom” to their only son.