Biography

Jennifer Dangar

Jennifer Dangar is the Chief Operating Officer at Balentine. She has more than twenty years of leadership experience, most recently serving as the Chief of Corporate Operations for Jackson Healthcare, overseeing the operational activities of 16 portfolio companies and 1,300 associates. She previously served as Chief Strategy Officer & President of Distribution for The Weather Company. Additionally, Jennifer spent 13 years at Discovery Communications, rising to the position of Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing and came to live in Atlanta through her role as Vice President of Turner Broadcasting. Jennifer is active in the community and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Schenck School among other charitable endeavors.

In 2019, the Atlanta Business Chronicle recognized Jennifer as a Women Who Mean Business honoree.

Jennifer graduated with a BA in Ancient History from Tulane University.

Education

BA, Tulane University

Professional Experience

  • Jackson Healthcare, Chief of Corporate Operations
  • The Weather Company, Chief Strategy Officer and President of Distribution
  • Turner Broadcasting, Vice President of Strategic Marketing

Professional Affiliations & Awards

  • Atlanta Business Chronicle, Woman Who Mean Business Award
  • Staffing Industry Analysts, The Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing
  • Women in Cable Telecommunications, Inspiration Award for Women of the Year

Community Involvement

  • The Schenck School, Board of Trustees
  • Neighbor to Family, Board of Directors
  • Girl Talk, Inc., Advisory Board

Q&A

What is the most exotic place you have ever been? 

Jaipur, India

What do you like to do in your time away from work? 

Travel, cook, read and entertain. My family would add that I love to run the Dyson
stick vacuum at least twice a day.

Why did you come to work at Balentine? 

The people. I truly enjoy working with super smart people. I discovered how interesting and kind everyone is here and that was lagniappe!

What was your biggest missed opportunity? 

I had an opportunity to meet the Pope and wasn’t able to take advantage of it.

Who were your heroes growing up? 

My Dad has always been my hero. He taught me an incredible work ethic and an
incredible sense of integrity. He is a brilliant scientist and the most kind person I
have ever known.

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