Jennifer Tardy, EDI Career Expert, owns and operates Jennifer Tardy, LLC which is a diversity and inclusion consulting organization in Maryland. Through her innovative #CareerSuccess by Jennifer Tardy™ programs, Jennifer is on a mission to forge successful career opportunities between employers and members of underrepresented populations such as people of color, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQ, and the next generation (e.g., millennials).
Jennifer has vast industry experience as a Recruiting Thought Leader, Diversity Practitioner, and Career Success Coach with over 14 years of experience in the field of human resources.
Having interviewed and coached thousands of job seekers over the span of her career, Jennifer decided to merge her passion for helping job seekers live their highest career potential with her diversity recruitment expertise to provide clients unique career advice customized to the experience of underrepresented job seekers. Her underlying intention is always to connect people to the opportunity to be their best and highest self.
Jennifer is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s and Masters in Business Administration. She has received several certifications in Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion including her Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR), Certified Diversity Practitioner (CDP), and Certified Diversity Executive (CDE). She is also a Certified DiSC Instructor.
In addition to JenniferTardy, LLC, Jennifer is also co-owner of Proving What’s Possible, LLC (PWP), headquartered in Altavista, VA. PWP is a Mental Health Counseling organization that provides mental health skill building services to help individuals cope with mental illness and achieve community stability and independence.
Although born and raised in Hurt, VA, Jennifer has lived in eight (8) different cities since leaving home in 2000. Although she travels often to her hometown for PWP and nationally for Jennifer Tardy, LLC, she resides in Maryland with her two boys, Austin and Aiden, and her love, Antione.