Jennifer Wilkerson is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for NCCER. She has a background in both education and construction. She taught high school English for 13 years and is part owner in a small welding company where she was the acting business manager for six years. She began with NCCER as a project manager overseeing the development and revision of curricula and assessment. She now leads a successful marketing team that has enhanced NCCER’s presence in the construction marketplace and generated renewed interest in the Build Your Future initiative aimed at recruitment and image enhancement for the construction industry. Wilkerson holds degrees in English Education and Business Administration.