Jenny is a Principal with SVA Consulting, LLC, a member of the SVA family of companies.

In her role as a business and technology advisor, Jenny specializes in helping companies achieve their goals by effectively leveraging their business systems and information.  Her background leading both business systems and business intelligence implementations gives her a unique perspective and ability to leverage the strengths of both, helping companies gain competitive advantage from their investments. 

Creating strategic plans that are actionable is Jenny’s forte. Typical projects that Jenny engages in include developing roadmaps for business system transformations, assisting businesses as they transition their culture into data-driven decision making, and strategizing on how to introduce new, or optimize existing, business processes.

With over 15 years of business and consulting experience, Jenny easily identifies and understands a client's business requirements, allowing her to envision a solution to address the immediate needs of the entity, as well as allowing for agility in an ever-changing world of business.

Jenny has been published in the Journal of Business Intelligence and is a sought-after speaker.

Education

  • Harvard Business School - Leadership Certificate
  • University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire - Bachelor of Science - Management Information Systems

Industries

  • Emerging Life Science
  • BioPharma
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Hospitality
  • Professional Services
  • Nonprofit
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Family Office

Credentials

Microsoft Certified Business Management Solutions Specialist in:

  • Inventory and Order Processing for Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Core Setup and Finance for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Financials for Microsoft Dynamics SL
  • Customization Manager for Microsoft Dynamics SL
  • Inventory and Order Processing for Microsoft Dynamics SL

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • Microsoft Business Intelligence Professionals - Wisconsin - Steering Committee


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Ÿ Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Ÿ Business Process Improvement
  • Ÿ Data Strategy
  • Ÿ Business Applications
  • Ÿ Data Quality and Governance
  • Ÿ Data Integration
  • Ÿ Enterprise Resource Planning

Personal

Jenny enjoys spending time with her young family. They enjoy traveling, reading books, swimming and other outdoor activities together. Jenny is also a certified diver and enjoys family trips to the ocean.

Jenny is a Principal with SVA Consulting, LLC., a member of the SVA family of companies.In her role, Jenny focuses on helping companies use technology to gain more value from their information. With over a decade of consulting experience, Jenny has the ability to understand the organizational objectives companies are trying to meet and then apply technology to address those needs.

The following is a partial list of the topics Jenny covers:

  • Using Data to Drive Strategic Business Results
    • Information is the new currency of business
    • Information can be monetized and produce measurable results
    • How to make your information work for your business
  • Data/Information Management Strategy
    • Building an effective strategy for managing data vs. data managing you
    • How data can be used as your greatest asset and a competitive advantage
    • Ensuring your data doesn't become a liability
  • Using Facts to Communicate With Confidence
    • Effective ways to communicate and be heard
    • Use data and other techniques to make your point
    • Practical and actionable tips for more effective communication, leading to the results you are after

Jenny has spoken to audiences at:

  • Harvard Business School – Program for Leadership Development
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED) Wisconsin
  • Women in Construction
  • Connect 2004-2007
  • North Central Group GM Summit
  • Microsoft Business Intelligence Professionals - Wisconsin Seminar
  • SVA educational seminars and webinars
  • SQL Saturday 

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