A dedicated Spinning enthusiast since 2003, Jen took her fitness to a whole new level in 2012 and became a certified Spinning instructor. Jen has a long history with Elevation, first as a client and later as an event planner when she hosted 3 very successful Spin-A-Thon fundraisers benefitting the Smith Magenis Research Foundation.  

She holds a masters degree in social work from NYU and established the SMSRF in 2010 after her daughter was diagnosed with this rare genetic syndrome. Read more about their mission at

Jen is committed to living an active lifestyle and has completed several triathlons and half marathons.  Most recently she completed the Philadelphia Marathon and Fenway Park Spartan Race as part of her fundraising efforts for  SMSRF.  She enjoys teaching as a way to help others gain strength and confidence to face life's many challenges.  Jen is dedicated to redefining what it means to parent a child with special needs.. To find out more about her unique perspective, visit her blog at