Commissioner Jennifer Webb is a partner and co-founder of Omni Public. An anthropologist by training, Jennifer specializes in launching multi-sector regional and statewide initiatives. Jennifer and her team help deploy new concepts and ideas into the marketplace and navigate media, government, and industry for their clients. She has utilized these skills to help clients expand access to healthy food for children during COVID and the summer months; reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths and increase access to recovery, and promote resiliency within our democracy and civility within our elections.
Jennifer was born and raised in Louisiana, where she graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University with baccalaureate degrees in History and Anthropology. She is a lifetime member of Phi Beta Kappa, the United States’ oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. Immediately following her undergraduate studies, Jennifer relocated to Massachusetts, where she served in AmeriCorps before working at the intersection of the workplace and economic development in Western Massachusetts.
Over a decade ago, Jennifer was recruited to Florida by the University of South Florida to pursue an advanced degree in the top public anthropology department in the nation and to assist in launching the Office of Community Engagement and Partnership. She graduated summa cum laude from USF in Anthropology and helped USF be awarded the Most Engaged Campus prior to running for public office. Jennifer proudly served Florida as a state legislator during which she was voted one of the most effective freshman legislators, given multiple legislative recognitions, and awarded NAMI’s legislator of the year award. She presently serves as Secretary of the Bay Pines VA Foundation Board and as a member of Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services.
Jennifer lives in Gulfport with her wife, Cynthia Wurner, and their adopted pup, Bailey.Back