Jennifer Merchant is a Senior Associate Director, MBA Career Education & Advising in the Career Management Center. Jennifer provides guidance to students on their career search. She guides and mentors students and alumni on all aspects of their career search, thinking through overall strategy in determining the industry, functional, and geographic targets as well as the tactical aspects of recruiting-resume and cover letter creation and interview skills. Jennifer also works with students to develop leadership qualities and managerial skills effective in career advancement. Prior to joining the Business School in May 2015, she was the Chief Operating Officer at Slated, Head of Strategic Operations at Netflix (Red Envelope Entertainment), and VP of Finance for Motion Picture Planning at Paramount Pictures. Jennifer holds a BSBA from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Jennifer is from York, Pennsylvania. She currently lives in Brooklyn and supports a non-profit focused on providing economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking.