Jennifer P. Young
Verizon New Jersey
Jennifer P. Young is an experienced manager with more than 20 years of leadership expertise both within and outside of Verizon New Jersey. Currently, Young is the External Affairs Field Director for Verizon, serving as the external face of the corporation in New Jersey’s seven southern counties, connecting with government, business, education and nonprofit leaders in the region. In this role, Young has served on legislative and regulatory campaigns to assist Verizon’s transition from a utility to competitive landscape and has proactively built relationships with key legislative, county and municipal staff members in order to maintain Verizon’s reputation throughout the state. In her 20 years at Verizon, Young has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Human Resource Specialist and Local Manager Operations. Prior to her time at Verizon, she served as a Dispatch Center Manager at Bell Atlantic Pennsylvania. Young has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees for many local organizations, associations and professional groups, including the Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, the Camden County Workforce Investment Board, LEAP Academy University Charter School (Chair of the Personnel Committee), the Southern New Jersey Development Council and the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University. Additionally, she was chosen as a member of the Leadership New Jersey Class of 2006 and is a life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.