Jennifer Hallowell is a director with Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting, a government advocacy and consulting group where she provides 20 years of experience in organizational and project management, issue advocacy, public relations and marketing. She is an accomplished professional in strategic planning, message development and crisis communications. Jennifer navigates challenging situations while managing relationships, teams and operating budgets.
Jennifer has spearheaded successful efforts at the federal, state and local levels. After launching Hallowell Consulting LLC in 2009, she served as the consultant for Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, U.S. Congressman Luke Messer and Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness. Jennifer was the political advisor to former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and the architect of his re-election. During that time, she served as a consultant for the Michigan Republican Party during the 2010 gubernatorial election and later coordinated digital advertising for a successful multimillion-dollar ballot referendum in Michigan. Jennifer was also active in Indianapolis in the Citizens for Wishard Hospital public referendum which resulted in the construction of Eskenazi Health.
Jennifer’s extensive campaign history includes serving as the Director of Political Strategy for Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels in his first election, and on the national level, she was a Regional Campaign Manager for U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign and the New Hampshire State Director for former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign. Jennifer is also a former executive director of the Indiana Republican Party.
Jennifer has served as the executive director of the Indiana Leadership Forum (ILF), an organization dedicated to preparing many of Indiana’s emerging business and community leaders for greater involvement in government and civic engagement.