Jen Odegaard

Director of Communications

Jen’s favorite place to work is at the intersection of business and design. Her background as a graphic designer led her to use design for social good and apply strategic thinking to create positive impact. She joined Community Builders in 2018 and led the redesign of the organization’s brand and website. Jen continues to manage CB’s production of original content and its social media outreach, while supporting the organization’s development activities.

Jen has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2012 and served on the board of AIGA Boston, where she chaired the Design for Good initiative and produced Design Exchange Boston’s Social Innovation Challenge. She loves the American West—from the Colorado Rockies to the Pacific Northwest. Jen enjoys writing, traveling, biking, swimming, and hiking with her husband and son, Hugo, and their two dogs.