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Jennifer Tisdel Schorsch

President, Water.org

Biography

Jennifer Schorsch joined Water.org with more than 20 years of experience in strategic consulting, consumer marketing, and operational leadership. Jennifer currently ensures Water.org’s fiscal, operational and programmatic strategies promote sustained growth, continually accelerate the organization’s impact, and help drive innovation towards solving the water crisis.Sh.

Jennifer joined Water.org in 2011 as Chief Marketing Officer overseeing marketing, fundraising and advocacy and assumed the role of President in 2014. She has led Water.org through rapid global and programmatic expansion, accelerating the organization’s impact from 180,000 people reached with water and sanitation in 2011 to 1.1M reached in 2015 alone. In that same five-year period, annual revenue grew from $9M to $21M.

Prior to joining Water.org, Jennifer helped build the Starbucks brand, from just 150 stores to a global company. During her eight-year tenure, she served in multiple capacities within marketing, ultimately serving as Vice-President, Retail Marketing for North America and as Regional Vice President, Northwest. In that capacity she managed a $100M, 3500-employee business. Previously, Jennifer served as strategic advisor and Vice President, Marketing at online health network Trusera. She began her career as a consultant at Bain & Company. Schorsch has served in an advisory and board-level capacity at numerous nonprofit organizations in the Seattle, WA area where she resides with her husband and two children.

Education and Accreditation
MBA, Harvard Business School
BA, summa cum laude, Dartmouth College

Expertise

Clean WaterSanitation