Victoria Jenn Rodriguez is the Founder and CEO of VJR Enterprises, a consulting company dedicated to elevating, enriching, and empowering people to become the best version of themselves. She has been a Leadership Strategist and Brand Consultant for over 15 years shifting mindsets from “I can’t. I’m too scared.” To “I can and I will”. Victoria Jenn is also the President and Founder of The Female Collaborative, a global network for progressive women focused on revolutionizing the way women work and do business together. Given her passion for diversity & inclusion, she recently launched her own show #VictoriaJennTV on YouTube, highlighting stories of professionals of color who have achieved success by remaining authentically true to who they are.
Her expertise includes career and life coaching, talent and organization development, brand elevation, and is often spotlighted as a keynote motivational speaker. As a strategic visionary thinker, she has a passion for inspiring and motivating people, at all levels, to optimize their full potential while maintaining a focus on emotional intelligence, reflection, and life balance. Victoria Jenn has coached professionals from entry level to executives, with significant results across industries worldwide. Her clients both private and corporate, range from small to Fortune 500 and include: iHeart Media, NBCUniversal Comcast, Barclays, BlackRock, The Food Bank for New York City, Morgan Stanley, Jet, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, PWC, and many more. She also works with small to large brands on crafting hip, fresh, and influential social media campaigns serving as their Brand Ambassador and Content Mastermind.
Prior to becoming a full time entrepreneur, Victoria Jenn managed talent development at Johnson & Johnson overseeing early career pipeline talent programs and developing robust diversity best practice strategies for the Consumer Marketing and Sales businesses. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Victoria Jenn was head of early talent recruiting and workforce diversity at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Before entering the healthcare sector, Victoria Jenn played a critical role in creating innovative, progressive programs to drive the recruitment, development, and retention of minority talent at Morgan Stanley. Given her passion for developing talent and diversity best practices, prior to Morgan Stanley, Victoria Jenn was a Program Manager at the Council of Urban Professionals, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment of minority professionals where she worked on legislation to provide more access to capital for minority and women owned businesses across New York State. She also spearheaded training for members to become advocates in their community. Victoria Jenn began her career on Wall Street at Lehman Brothers followed by Barclays Wealth with a focus on sales & trading servicing both high net worth and institutional clients.
Given her passion for empowering the masses and uplifting others , Victoria Jenn is often requested to lead training on topics such as, Managing Your Professional & Personal Brand, Staying True to Yourself Even in the Board Room, Negotiating Like a Boss, and Networking to the Bank, to name a few. Additionally, Victoria Jenn is a popular guest blogger on your favorite career advancement sites.
Victoria Jenn sits on the Board of the Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls located in the South Bronx of New York, a charter school dedicated to creating the next generation of female global leaders.
Victoria Jenn received her bachelor’s degree from Baruch College and currently resides in New Brunswick, New Jersey.