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Jennifer Wehr Holt is a tenured Marketing professional with over 20 years of direct industry experience encompassing all aspects of the field. This experience has allowed Jennifer to start 2 companies, JWH Consulting, where she assists businesses with marketing, analysis, ideation and implementation, social media, and overall strategic growth; and Forté For Life, a motivational Fitness and Nutrition business. She uses this combined wealth of industry and education experience by serving as a full-time faculty member for Northern Kentucky University. She teaches a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses in Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Jennifer is a published author with articles appearing in Quirks, Womenista, Skinny Mom, numerous blogs and posts.  

Jennifer is an active member in the community and an advocate for charitable organizations including being on the Board of Directors for the NKCCA, Scripts Howard Community Engagement Board, Faculty Advisor for the NKU Women In Business student organization, a KY Foster and Adoptive Parent, a St. Jude Partner in Hope, a previous Make a wish ‘Wish Granter’, and nominated member of the 40 under 40 Business Courier class.  She is also involved with NEW and the AMA.

Jennifer most currently worked as the Account Director of Kroger on-site in Cincinnati for Spins.  Previously, Jennifer held Leadership, Board & Steering Committee positions as well as VP of Marketing. Notable roles include Catalina Marketing, HR ProFile, MRSI, Directions Research, and Loyalty 360. She focuses on brand development and overall marketing strategies and implementation. Additionally, Jennifer led a client team as an Account Lead at Catalina Marketing where she further developed her CPG and Retail expertise while concentrating on New Product Promotion and Loyalty Development efforts that were nationally recognized and awarded.  

Jennifer has a BS in Marketing and a 4.0 MBA from Northern Kentucky University in Entrepreneurship. She also has noteworthy college experience in Art, Design and Website Development and Programming.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer in Fitness and a Nutrition, Wellness, and Lifestyle Consultant. 

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys the arts, tennis, traveling, and personal fitness training. She resides in the Cincinnati area with her daughter.

Jennifer Holt

Jennifer Holt

wehrj@nku.edu