Jen Hope is an Executive Leadership Coach and Head of Marketing at ORCA HR Solutions. Jen leans on more than 20 years of executive experience, business acumen, and empathy to create a safe coaching environment where leaders can grow and thrive.
Before launching her executive coaching practice in 2013, Jen held marketing leadership roles at B2C tech companies. As Head of Marketing, she led the Cheezburger humor network through stages of rapid growth. At Trover, a lifestyle travel app developer, Jen was Vice President of Marketing and engineered the rise of the brand from startup to acquisition by Expedia in 2015. Jen has a degree in Marketing from Arizona State University and is a GXCP USA Executive and Leadership Coach.
Jen partners with leaders responsible for scaling organizations and has a wealth of experience in growing start-up companies. Her business acumen and hands-on executive experience allow her to create a culture of courage in high-performance environments, hone leadership skills and empower the next generation of leaders to maximize business outcomes.
Jen has experience in growth marketing and is an expert at scaling businesses. She keeps coaching clients and teams moving forward with clarity, focus, humor and structure built on trust and positivity. Her clients include leaders and managers from Amazon, Trupanion, Simple Bank, and King-5. In addition to coaching, she is a workshop facilitator and speaker for organizations like Microsoft, F5, Washington Society of CPAs, Moss Adams and Infoblox, as well as conferences like Seattle Startup Week and the Women in Tech Regatta.
Over the past 20 years, Jen has been active as both a coach and passionate participant in group programs like OrangeTheory Fitness, Les Mills BODYCOMBAT, BODYATTACK, and SH’BAM. She has built cult-like followings in big-box gyms and participated actively in specialty gyms, including Crossfit, Barre and Seattle’s Community Fitness.
Jen volunteers with JFS Seattle and has past experience volunteering with ACT-W Conference, ChickTech Seattle, Seattle Startup Week, FBomb Breakfast Club, The Riveter, #GirlsClub, and the University of Washington MBA Program and MCDM.