Jena joined Ploughshares Fund as Director of Finance in June 2021. As Director of Finance, she manages and administers all aspects of the financial operations. Utilizing her knowledge of nonprofit finance, including endowment fund and pooled income fund investment accounting, Jena oversees operations such as budgeting, financial analysis & reporting, and fund management.
Prior to joining Ploughshares Fund, Jena was a manager at Crowe LLPs national nonprofit practice. She is a California licensed CPA and has a BA from Mills College and a Masters of Taxation from Golden Gate University.
Outside of her work at Ploughshares Fund, Jena is the Treasurer of Oasis Legal Services, a legal nonprofit serving LGBTQIA+ asylum seekers.