Jennifer Mitchell joined The Circus Arts Conservatory in 2008 as the Marketing/PR Coordinator and helped build a qualified marketing department for the nonprofit organization. She was promoted to Managing Director, after five years of incredible dedication, poise and passion, in June 2013. She holds multiple scholarly degrees, including her MBA from the University of Oxford, England, and her B.A. in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina. Her experience in marketing and management has stretched to the corners of the nation. For nine years she was the Executive Director of Miss America Teen Scholarship Pageant and she has organized cultural, professional, employment and other events nationwide. Jennifer also served as Associate Director of Special Events and Alumni Relations at Ringling College of Art and Design in 2006. Apart from her stellar business instincts, her compassion, commitment and caring nature make her a woman of influence in both the workplace and in the world.
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.”
· Proud mother of three beautiful children ages 18, 11, and 8
· Co-created an anti-drug youth campaign for Connecticut U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro resulting in impactful state legislative change in the 1990s
· Planned and executed multiple world-wide media events featuring Nik Wallenda and other internationally known circus artists
· Secured $1 million in the Florida State Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 to support the Sailor Circus Arena Renovation Project
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