Jennifer Bigelow joined Catholic Leadership Institute as a Leadership Consultant in 2022. She is the founder and CEO of The Bigelow Leadership Group, a firm founded to provide leadership training and coaching services. Jennifer has been certified as a Resilient Leadership Coach since 2018, and was one of six coaches selected to complete the Resilient Leadership Training Program.
Jennifer was educated in Catholic schools in Tampa, Florida, and served as a Catholic School administrator in Tampa and Raleigh, North Carolina. She has also served in the Office of Catholic Schools first in the Diocese of Arlington and most recently, in the Diocese of Richmond.
Jennifer has a B.A. in History from the University of Florida, a B.S. in Education, a M.A. in History, and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from the University of South Florida and a doctoral degree from North Carolina State University in Educational Leadership with an emphasis on Catholic leadership. She and her family are parishioners at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia.