In 2002, Jennifer graduated from Harvard University Cum Laude in social studies, a bachelors degree. Later, she joined Harvard Business School, where she graduated with an MBA in 2009. While at Harvard Business School, she met the co-founder of Rent the Runway, Jennifer Fleiss.
Before Jennifer became the CEO of Rent the Runway, she served as the Director of Business Development at IMG. She also worked at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Likewise, she worked for an online advertising sales team at WeddingChannel.com.
When Jennifer became the CEO of Rent the Runway, she looked after all aspects of the business like finance, operations, marketing, technology, product, and analytics. More than 70% employees of this company are female, including the executive team with a female CEO, COO, CPO, Head of Subscription and CFO.
This company has been honored as one of the best places to work in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management. Similarly, Jennifer also worked as a spokesperson for Rent the Runway. Apart from these, she has featured on numerous television programs including NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America.
Jennifer is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She is married to Benjamin Stauffer, a television editor. The couple met through online dating. After a year of dating, the couple got engaged.
On 25th Feb 2017, she tweeted that she is pregnant with her first child and gave birth to a daughter. She lives a happily married life with her husband, and they are apparently far from conflict and possibilities of divorce.
Previously, she had an affair with a man named Peter Mack. The couple had planned for their wedding ceremony on 31st August 2013 and had already invested $3 million. However, there wedding was canceled just three days before their scheduled marriage date.
As a CEO of Rent the Runway, she earns a huge amount of money from her professional career. As per some online sources, her net worth, as estimated in 2018, is $300 million.