Jennifer YankSenior Vice President
Jennifer Yank is a senior vice president at Gladstone Place Partners where she advises companies on strategic communications matters related to investor relations, M&A, litigation and issues management. Jennifer has nearly a decade of corporate communications experience following an earlier career as a broadcast journalist that informs her storytelling approach and investor-focused mindset.
At Gladstone, Jennifer leads client teams across a broad range of mandates, including various capital markets events, financial communications and profile-raising campaigns for blue chip executives. Among her recent work, Jennifer has helped IBM hone its investment narrative and executive presence, handled Weber Inc.’s take-private announcement, strategized on corporate governance for Travelers Insurance and managed a cybersecurity incident for a leading online consumer brand.
Previously, Jennifer was a director at the boutique communications agency One Nine Three Group, where she advised on media relations and financial transactions, including taking companies public and managing shareholder news events for Fortune 500 companies. Jennifer was also a director at Brunswick Group, where she specialized in external communications for multinationals in the TMT, consumer and financial services sectors. In the firm’s Dallas and New York offices, she supported clients on a wide range of business-critical announcements, issues management, executive positioning and corporate narrative development.
Jennifer began her career in television news, most recently as a producer at CNBC. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.