Jennifer Blankenship, CAS has a diverse work experience spanning over several companies. Jennifer is currently working at Grace Hill as the Vice President of Support Services, a position they have held since January 2022. Before this role, they served as the Senior Director of Project Management from August 2021 to January 2022, Senior Director of Account Management from January 2020 to July 2021, and Director of Account Management from November 2018 to December 2019 at the same company.
In addition to Grace Hill, Jennifer is also an Advisory Panel Member at the Customer Experience department of the University of Houston Bauer Business College, a role they started in May 2021.
Prior to these positions, Jennifer worked as a Consultant at The Strategic Solution from January 2015 to October 2018. Their responsibilities included partnering with clients to update and customize their operational and back-office policy manuals, as well as creating policies where none existed.
Jennifer's earlier experience includes working at Gables Residential as a Senior Internal Auditor from July 2004 to January 2015, where they implemented Benford's Law for invoice review and detected several irregularities, leading to significant financial savings for the company. Jennifer also served as a Community Manager at Gables Residential from June 1998 to June 2004, where they were responsible for managing various types of communities and successfully recovered a $50,000 billing error.
Prior to Gables Residential, Jennifer worked as a Community Manager at JPI Companies from September 1995 to June 1998, where they surpassed the budgeted net income projection by $70,000 during their first year in the role. Their earliest recorded role was as a Leasing Consultant at Edward Rose Of Indiana from June 1994 to September 1995.
Jennifer Blankenship, CAS completed their Bachelor of Music Education (BME) degree with a focus on Music Education at Indiana University Bloomington. Jennifer attended the university from 1990 to 1994. In addition to their degree, Jennifer has pursued further education and obtained two certifications. In 2007, they became a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) through The Institute of Internal Auditors Inc. Furthermore, in 2016, they obtained the Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) certification from the National Apartment Association.
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