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Jenn Downs

Chief Marketing and Development Officer

Ms. Downs joined Hospice of the Piedmont in 2022. She brings more than 15 years of marketing and development experience to the organization. Previously, Jenn served as Director of Marketing and Communications for the Sentara Blue Ridge Region and, prior to that, was a news reporter and producer for NBC29 in Charlottesville. Jenn has a strong and insightful understanding of the community we serve. As part of the Hospice of the Piedmont family, she is pleased to be able to help those in our community understand the services provided by the organization and the tangible benefits and support that Hospice of the Piedmont provides for both patients and their families at the end of life. In addition, she understands the importance of the complementary services the organization can offer thanks to generous community philanthropy. She’s committed to stewarding the gifts the organization receives and ensuring philanthropy provides an ongoing meaningful impact on patients, families, and the greater community. Jenn graduated from the University of Virginia. She also is a graduate of The Advisory Board Fellowship and Leadership Charlottesville. Jenn and her husband live in Crozet with their two sons. In her free time, she enjoys distance running, biking, and exploring the great trails and wineries and breweries our area has to offer. Jenn can be reached at