Jennifer Bornemann is a Lieutenant in the United States Public Health Service who was commissioned on March 1, 2010. She is currently working as a social worker for the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress which is a component center of the DoD’s Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. Prior to joining the U.S. Public Health Service, she was a Vice President with the Credit Suisse Americas Foundation, based in New York. She worked as a corporate volunteer manager, working closely with departments across the Bank as well as various non-profits throughout the city. She had originally joined Credit Suisse in July 2003 as a business analyst within the Internal Communications group. In her career, she has also worked on Capitol Hill as a Legislative Assistant for former U.S. Congressman Porter Goss and as a project coordinator at the State University of New York’s Research Foundation as well as the Council on Foreign Relations.
Jennifer received her M.S. from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and her B.A. from the University of Maryland. She is a licensed social worker in the state of New York. Jennifer currently serves on the NYC Gala Executive Committee of the Challenged Athletes Foundation and formerly served on the Associate Board of City Year New York and the Executive Board of the Columbia University School of Social Work’s Alumni Association.