March 2, 2020
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Today, Jennifer Reynolds was named the Director of Ecosystem Restoration and Capital Projects for the South Florida Water Management District. Reynolds retired from the U.S. Army in January and most recently served as the Deputy Commander for South Florida with the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During that time, she built a strong reputation of working collaboratively with the public and stakeholder groups.
In addition to her time working on Everglades restoration with the U.S. Army Corps, she brings experience managing emergency operations and supporting efforts in more than 90 countries worldwide. She has worked on unique international capital projects including the Mosul Dam, health clinics, schools, and wastewater treatment plants in Iraq; Kajaki Dam and the national electricity system in Afghanistan; building maintenance facilities and road repair in Bosnia; base camp design and construction in Kosovo; and construction of training facilities in Germany.
Her undergraduate degree is in Natural Resource Management from Western Illinois University. She also holds graduate degrees from the Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies in Strategic Planning and Webster University in Procurement and Acquisitions.