Jennifer is a Senior Manager with Stinnett & Associates and is based in Tulsa. She has 14 years of internal audit experience. Jennifer has provided internal audits delivering process best practices and recommendations that result in cost-saving initiatives and improved operations for clients. She has been a key leader on client engagements since joining the Firm in 2008. She has managed multiple first-year Sarbanes Oxley engagements, assisting clients with the project management related to Section 404 requirements. These responsibilities include documenting, evaluating and testing key financial reporting controls and implementation of the COSO Internal Control Framework.
During her tenure at Stinnett, Jennifer has worked on a variety of projects: fraud reviews, vendor audits, risk assessments, compliance reviews, to name a few. She has worked in various industries including manufacturing, construction, retail, energy, higher education and non-profit.
She began leading the Firm’s training and development program in 2014 and has been responsible for not only developing the firm’s onboarding and leadership development programs, but also leading several firm initiatives relating to culture and campus recruiting.
Prior to joining Stinnett, Jennifer worked for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTAG) for eight years with her most recent position in the Audit Department.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance from Northeastern State University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.
Jennifer is passionate about employee engagement. She understands that leaders want employees that are creative, innovative, collaborative, resilient, intuitive, and productive. Employees who are those things are individuals who are filling their hours with activities that bring them joy, with tasks that delight them. In study after study, irrespective of industry, the single most powerful predictor of a team’s productivity is, “At work, I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day.” Jennifer delights in bringing the Strengths-based approach to organizations through their team leaders and team members.
Jennifer was selected as a featured speaker for the 2020 TedxUTulsa: Breaking Barriers event. Her topic was on the five ingredients necessary to BLEND work and life to create a passion and meaning in your career.