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Jennifer Lanser

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Executive Director

Jennifer Lanser, the Executive Director of Songcatchers, firmly believes in the transformative power of music in education and life. As a pianist herself, she takes pride in her children's musical pursuits, with all of them actively participating in the NYSSMA Festivals.

In her previous position as the Director of Communications and Development for the Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province, Jennifer successfully raised over a million dollars money through a mix of fundraising, communication strategies, and securing grants. She also revitalized the Ursuline message to highlight their unwavering commitment to local and global communities.

During her time as the Executive Director of the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, Jennifer played a pivotal role as an advocate and public relations expert for local businesses. She led marketing campaigns and organized community events such as the Annual Thanksgiving Parade (where she reintroduced Mighty Mouse to his hometown), Holiday Lighting, and Women of Excellence award dinner. Additionally, Jennifer actively promoted youth and underserved individuals through internship and workforce development programs. Her engaging radio show, "The Chamber Show," aired on WVOX for five years.

Jennifer's professional journey commenced at Bellevue Hospital in NYC after earning her BS in Chemistry from Fordham University. During her six years at Bellevue, she managed various roles, including overseeing a volunteer internship program, supervising the Blood Donor Program, and eventually leading Bellevue's Ambulatory Care clinic.

While pursuing her MBA in Marketing and International Business at Iona College, Jennifer joined Executive Health Exams International at Rockefeller Plaza in NYC. In her capacity as the Director of Marketing, she successfully rebranded the 80-year-old company founded by President W.H. Taft, notably launching a radio campaign featuring Howard Stern, Curtis Sliwa, and Kuby.

Jennifer's dedication to community service earned her the Distinguished Community Service award from the New Rochelle Chapter of the Salvation Army in 2016 for her contributions to their Christmas campaigns. In 2019, she was recognized by United Hebrew for her outreach efforts during their 100 Year Anniversary celebrations and was also honored as Woman of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of New Rochelle.

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