Jenny was taught to fly at age 16 by her father, an international corporate pilot. Her professional aviation career began at Purdue University where she earned a B.S. in Aviation Technology in 1992 and served as Vice President of the professional collegiate aviation fraternity, Alpha Eta Rho.
Her diverse flying career includes earning Airline Transport Pilot, Flight Instructor and Flight Engineer certificates with CE525S, HS-125, SF340, CE560XL, B757/767 AND GIV type ratings and over 10,000 hours logged. Since 2001, Jenny has been a First Officer with American Airlines flying the B757 and B767 internationally. Prior to that, she served as Chief Part 141 Flight Instructor for Metro Aviation before advancing into the Part 135 Charter Department eventually becoming the Chief Pilot. Jenny branched into corporate flying, operating Hawker 800 and Saab 340 types for Cummins Engine Co. She also flew internationally for Eli Lilly and Co. as a Gulfstream G-IV Captain.
In her spare time, Jenny stays active as a flight instructor and volunteers at High School Career days to pass along her flying passion and encouragement to aspiring aviators.