Dec 06, 2018
Jennifer Laurent

Jennifer is an experienced fund development professional with more than 10 years experience in grant-writing for non-profits. She joined Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Shreveport in July of 2018 as a fund development officer.

She is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication focusing on Professional Writing. She is an member of Rotary, the Junior League of Texarkana, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Greater Texarkana Young Professionals. She is a graduate of Leadership Texarkana.

Jennifer comes to us from the Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter where she was Executive Director. Prior to her eight years as the head of Randy Sams’, Jennifer worked in program analysis and grant writing for the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County. She began her career in non-profits working for the Texarkana Arts and Humanities Council as box office manager.  She has been recognized as the recipient of the 2017 Community Builder Award by Masonic Border Lodge 672 and as one of Texarkana’s Fabulous Forty Under Forty by Four States Living Magazine.