Jenn Hoffman founded Pivot Marketing in 2006. As president, Jenn leads the Pivot team in strategic planning, branding and market research. Her attention to detail and commitment to strategy make her a trusted resource and advisor for clients.
Prior to Pivot, Jenn worked for Print Resources as its marketing director. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in Marketing and Graphic Design.
Jennifer Stringer is a seasoned communications professional with 15+ years in the communications field. She is the Account Manager and Social Media Coordinator at Gracie Communications. Her portfolio includes print, online and social media campaigns. She is an idealist who still believes that words have the power to change the world.
Jennifer has volunteered with Girls, Inc. and for the past three years she has been a mentor with the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce Common Goal Initiative. She lives on the westside of Indianapolis with her husband Kevin, two children and her puggle, Jett Jenkins.
Her favorite quote: Ancora imparo. Translation: I am still learning. Supposedly, these were Michelangelo’s words at the age of 87. Jennifer is still learning, too – about writing, about people and about how to be a better human being.
Public Affairs Representative
Lindsey Martin is a Public Affairs Representative at Dow AgroSciences, located in Indianapolis. Lindsey manages the internal communications efforts of the company’s corporate communications. She began her career with Dow AgroSciences in 2010.
Lindsey is a 2009 graduate of The University of Georgia and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications. She and her husband, David, reside in Broad Ripple.
Franciscan St. Francis Health
Education and Support Services Center
Cynthia J. Starks is an award-winning speechwriter (2011 Cicero Speechwriting Award) who produces clear, creative and compelling speeches for C-Suite executives at Fortune 500 companies. She is president of Starks Communications LLC, her speechwriting business in Zionsville.
Clients have included senior executives at IBM, Verizon Wireless, DeVry University, Roche Diagnostics, United Technologies, Raytheon and Deloitte & Touche, as well as the presidents of the United Nation’s International Fund for Agricultural Development and The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Cynthia’s weekly blog on speechwriting is regularly featured online at Ragan Communications, Vital Speeches of the Day, IABC, PRSA, “Six Minutes: Professional Speaking and Presentation Skills” and “Professionally Speaking,” among other sites.
Jo Ann Klooz
Jo Ann Klooz has extensive experience in journalism and media relations from her previous career in radio and print journalism serving 12 years as news anchor and traffic reporter for WIBC, and as a public affairs host for WNOU, WYXB and WENS.
She volunteers as board member at the Alzheimer’s Association.
Jennifer is Director of Community and Government Relations at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). In this role she works to enhance IUPUI’s profile in the community and beyond through community and corporate events, strategic communications, partnerships with community organizations and building relations with elected officials.
Previously she was the Director of Marketing & Communications at the Indiana Housing Finance Authority, a Legislative Assistant for Congresswoman Jill Long and an Associate Producer for documentary films. Jennifer holds a M.A. in Media Studies from the New School University and a B.A. in Marketing from Michigan State University.
Jennifer currently serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Rebuilding Together Indianapolis, and the Nora Northside Community Council. Her husband, Eric Goldsmith, is an electronic recycler and they have two children – daughter Reed and son Meyer.