Jenny Jacobs joined the Kyle House Group in 2015. As Director of Client Services, she oversees the implementation of multi-year outreach, engagement, and advocacy strategies for clients in international development, global health, nutrition, food security, development finance, impact investing, and corporate social responsibility efforts in supply chains.
Jenny works closely with the partners to cultivate strong relationships with the UK, EU, and Canadian governments, as well as the U.S. Military and Intelligence communities working in Africa. She also helps manage domestic partnerships with trade associations, World Affairs Councils, Rotary Clubs, regional global health alliances, and universities.
Previously, Jenny worked in the office of Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), where she provided policy analysis and legislative research for international trade, tax, financial services, small business, and budget issues. Her role also included managing stakeholder relations and overseeing constituent communications for these issues. She worked closely with members of the Senate Finance Committee and the Office of the United States Trade Representative to markup bills reauthorizing international trade programs.
Jenny attended Agnes Scott College where she majored in Political Science and English Literature. She was awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study at the University of Hyderabad, India during her junior year. In 2012, she received an MSc in Security Studies from University College London.
Jenny was born in Hanoi, Vietnam and grew up in Tampa, Florida. She lives in Washington, D.C. where she enjoys cooking and visiting art exhibits.