Who We Are

Jennifer Riker Fahnestock

Jenn’s time with the Foundation began only days after the Foundation hired Doug Stewart as the Executive Director. Jenn was brought on as the Foundation’s second employee in 2007. She has a rich history with the Fisher family: prior to working for the Foundation, Jenn served as an executive administrative assistant at Peter D. Cummings & Associates Inc. Jenn received her Bachelors of Arts in Communications from St. Mary’s College Orchard Lake. In her role as Grants & Operations Manager, Jenn processes grants and payments, manages the Foundation’s database, assists with IT work, coordinates communication efforts (including Foundation website content, newsletters and press releases) and oversees internal Foundation analytics. Aside from work, Jenn is an avid athlete, and was a member of the NSCAA All-American women’s soccer team in 2001.

“To say that on a daily basis you can make a difference, well, you can. One act of kindness a day can do it.” -Betty Williams

Jennifer Riker Fahnestock

Jenn’s time with the Foundation began only days after the Foundation hired Doug Stewart as the Executive Director. Jenn was brought on as the Foundation’s second employee in 2007. She has a rich history with the Fisher family: prior to working for the Foundation, Jenn served as an executive administrative assistant at Peter D. Cummings & Associates Inc. Jenn received her Bachelors of Arts in Communications from St. Mary’s College Orchard Lake. In her role as Grants & Operations Manager, Jenn processes grants and payments, manages the Foundation’s database, assists with IT work, coordinates communication efforts (including Foundation website content, newsletters and press releases) and oversees internal Foundation analytics. Aside from work, Jenn is an avid athlete, and was a member of the NSCAA All-American women’s soccer team in 2001.