Born and raised along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Jennifer grew up surrounded by family, seafood, and sports. She met her future husband her freshman year of high school, and they married while in college.
Jennifer worked throughout her time in school, earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Alabama, her Master’s degree from Dartmouth College, and her Doctorate degree in Healthcare Leadership from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Throughout her career, Jennifer has held various leadership positions including Chief Operating Officer for SOAR Vision Group (a technology firm), System Executive Director with Wellstar Health System (an 11-hospital system in metro-Atlanta), Director with VHA Georgia (now Vizient Southern States), and a consultant with the Advisory Board Company (a national consulting and technology company based in Washington, D.C.).
For the last five years, Jennifer built a national advisory firm, J. Osley & Co, specializing in healthcare. In partnership with their clients, J. Osley & Co drives systemwide transformations. Under Jennifer’s leadership, the organization has trained more than 3,000 individuals and delivered a bottom-line impact of more than $20 million.
Jennifer and her husband live in Georgia with their five-year-old son.