Jennifer Reichelt joined the City of Great Falls as Deputy City Manager in August of 2010. She is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the City and works closely with the City Commission and nine Neighborhood Councils. She currently oversees Human Resources, the City Clerk, the Animal Shelter and the Neighborhood Liaison. Jenn also coordinates the City’s communications efforts with the media, public and employees and serves as the City’s primary public information officer.
Jennifer relocated from the City of Glendale, Arizona, where she worked for ten years, most recently serving as Glendale’s Deputy Marketing Director. While there she also worked in the Manager's Office and the Economic Development Department.
In Glendale, Jennifer was responsible for the city’s Convention & Visitors Bureau, Civic Center, advertising and branding campaigns, sports marketing and assisted in developing citizen education and outreach plans as well as special projects for the Manager’s Office.
While in Arizona, she had experience serving as a city spokesperson in the media and played an integral role in mega-event planning for events such as the 2008 Super Bowl, WrestleMania XXVI, a BCS Championship game, Tostitos Fiesta Bowls and Spring Training. Jennifer also managed the Glendale Centerline project, the city’s downtown redevelopment project.
She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Public Administration. In Arizona she volunteered as coach for Girls on the Run, a program that promotes healthy habits, self esteem and physical fitness in young girls. Since moving to Great Falls, she has begun serving on the boards of United Way of Cascade County and NeighborWorks Great Falls and is a member of Rotary.