Chief Communications Strategist [email protected]
A communications professional with two decades of experience in public affairs strategy, persuasive message development, and top-tier media coverage, Jen Beltz is Chief Communications Strategist at Verto Solutions. Jen leads Verto’s communications and marketing team in delivering client services including media relations, strategic marketing and promotional material, digital content, speeches, and graphic design.
Prior to joining Verto Solutions, Jen served as VP, Global Public Affairs & Media Relations for Boston-based global health firm Best Doctors, Inc., as a Speechwriter and Senior Legislative Representative at AARP, and in the public affairs office of the Georgetown University Law Center. Jen also worked on Capitol Hill as Communications Director for two members of the U.S. House, and founded and led Front Burner PR, a strategic public relations firm in New England focused on culinary, travel, and association clients. Jen’s high-profile media placements range from The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and The Washington Post to the CBS Evening News, Forbes, NBC’s “TODAY” show, and a variety of nationally syndicated radio outlets. Her speeches have been featured in Vital Speeches of the Day and Congressional Record.
Jen earned her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Belmont University in Nashville, and is a candidate in Johns Hopkins University’s Master of Arts in Communication program. An alum of the Le Cordon Bleu Cuisine Intermédiaire program and of the Apicius Culinary Institute in Florence, Jen and her husband, Thom, like to travel and cook in their spare time.