Jennifer Gilkie is the system vice president, communications & marketing for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. Jen has over 20 years of broad-based management experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. Previously Jen served as vice president, external affairs for New York-Presbyterian. During her time with NYP, Jen led all regional communications, marketing, public relations, local government, and community affairs efforts for the network’s four regional hospitals and the affiliated healthcare organizations and medical groups.
A Massachusetts native, Jen received her Bachelor of Arts in theater from the University of New Hampshire. Jen is a board member for the New Hampshire Business Council for the Arts and lives in Amherst, New Hampshire, with her husband, Derek, and sixteen-year-old daughter, Anna. Happily returning to life in the country, she is frequently found in the garden, baking or hiking through the woods and, when time allows, curled up with a book.