Representing Team KinderCare Education, we welcome Jen Bae to the spelling stage, alongside spelling teammate “Crazy Aunt Lindsey” Murphy.
Jen is the Vice President of Marketing for KinderCare Education, where she leads marketing strategies and programs for KinderCare’s more than 1500 early learning centers and more than 480 before-and-after school sites across the country.
Prior to joining KinderCare, Jen worked for a consulting agency where she led organizational design, operational practices and process development for marketing functions at Fortune 500 companies. She spent eight years at Banana Republic in various HR roles, as Senior Director of Communications and Engagement, and as Chief of Staff to the President.
Jen earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and an undergraduate degree in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from University of California, Berkeley. She prides herself on her organizational development and change management expertise, and delights in encouraging the growth of others. In her personal time, Jen enjoys dining her way through Portland and decorating her new home.