Jennifer Wilson Urban, Chase Foundation

TITLE: Education Coordinator

FOCUS AREAS: Pre-K, K-12, and college-level education    

CONTACT: jenniferurban@chasefoundation.com, 575-746-4610

PROFILE: Jennifer Wilson Urban is the education coordination at the Chase Foundation in New Mexico. Education at all levels is a top priority for this funder.

Her professional bio shares:

The Chase Foundation has hired Jennifer Urban to be their Education Coordinator.  Jennifer grew up in Upstate New York where she made her way to LeMoyne College in Syracuse,NY to play volleyball and attain her undergraduate degree in Mathematics with a minor in Education.  After graduating she moved to the greater Washington D.C. metro area where she spent the next 14 years teaching and coaching.  She was fortunate to earn a Master’s degree in Education from George Mason University during these years.  After a short stint in Las Cruces, NM she met her husband Matt.  They fell in love with the climate of the Southwest and just knew that they could call it home, they both took jobs in Artesia and have been here now for three years. Jennifer had the opportunity to continue working in the public schools and Matt is a Superintendent at the Artesia Country Club. Their children are two pups, Emily and Chico.  She loves to travel and would one day enjoy having her own bakery.