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Jennifer Van Buskirk

Jennifer Van Buskirk


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Jennifer's work combines: Technology, Business, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

President - Northeast Region

I lead a team of talented technology enthusiasts to connect people where they live, work and play.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Industrial Engineering

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Systems Engineering

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Graduate Degree

    Business Administration and Management, General

    Kennesaw State University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Chief Executives:

High School

Bachelor's Degree: Industrial Engineering

Bachelor's Degree: Systems Engineering

Graduate Degree: Business Administration and Management, General

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Took a 50% pay cut to start a new career with less travel and improved my quality of life.

  • 2.

    Relocated my family many times to pursue job opportunities.

  • 3.

    Got a promotion and took on a big job when I was 7 months pregnant.

  • 4.

    Went back to school to get my MBA while working full time.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    Engineering is a male dominated field.

  • How I responded:

    Don't let people put limits on what you can achieve. Ban the word "can't", believe in yourself and just go for it!

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • Stay at home husbands/fathers are a rare breed, and it works for our family. "Team Van Buskirk" decides, as a unit, what is best for our family. My husband, children and I are all on the same page and we face the consequences of our choices together.