A hospitality professional for over twenty years, Jennifer Wachter has held a variety of industry-related positions throughout an impressive range of corporations. Prior to her arrival at Stanford University in 2009, Jennifer was Director of Catering for Guckenheimer and handled events for Lucafilms, NetApp, Genetech and the IMF. Jennifer also held the position of Director of Operations for the Los Angeles Convention Center, where she planned the LA Auto Show with over 50,000 guests per day at the convention center.
Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana, where she majored in History and Government with a minor in Accounting and Math. Considered a high-touch hospitality professional, Jennifer also completed the Wine Program at a wine school taught by arguably America's most renowned wine educator, Kevin Zraly.