Jennifer Hopkins

Jenny is a Managing Partner at  Crescendo Capital Partners, LLC, a private investment company. Crescendo targets investments in small operating businesses within Colorado.  

Prior to forming  Crescendo, Jenny was employed at Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies. She has held leadership roles in all functional areas (R&D, Marketing, Manufacturing), and Executive General Management roles for hardware, software and services organizations. Most recently she was Vice  President of the Global Solutions Business Unit, a $500M organization with 4 divisions and over 1500 people in 35 countries. She has led business teams in product categories ranging from Computers (workstations & servers), to semiconductors to electronic test equipment. 

She is active in several nonprofit organizations including Social Venture Partners, Opportunity International, the NDSU Alumni Board and, her daughters Charter School. She is also currently serving on the Colorado State Board of Community Colleges and Occupational Education. 

Hopkins holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from North Dakota State University, and master's degree from Stanford University. 

Jenny lives in Niwot, Colorado with her husband, Mark, and two teenage daughters. She is an active ultra runner, golfer and downhill skier.

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