Jenni West

Contact Information

2310 University Way, Bldg. 2, Suite 1
P.O. Box 174255 
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: (406) 994-3876
Email: Jenni West


Jenni West joined MMEC in 2014 as the Interim Business Manager, and now serves as Associate Director with key responsibilities for marketing and information systems.

Jenni has over 24 years of experience in both the public sector and private industry. Her previous roles include management of a USDOT-funded transportation technical assistance center for federal lands, leadership of a joint aviation workforce development program for Gulfstream Aerospace and Savannah Technical College, international import/export and transportation logistics management for UK-based Ulster Carpets, and economic development in Georgia. Jenni holds a M.A. degree from the University of Kansas and a B.A. from Western Carolina University in North Carolina.  She speaks Spanish and German, and has lived and worked abroad in Europe and Latin America.

Jenni is a member of the MEP National Network working group on cybersecurity and of the Montana District Export Council.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Cross-organizational Teams
  • Marketing and Outreach
  • Workforce Development
  • Import/Export
  • Intercultural Relations
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Event Planning and Management
  • Government Relations
  • Proposal Development
  • Customer Service
  • Technology Implementation
  • Cybersecurity
  • AIB certification
  • Spanish & German

Education & Professional Background

  • M.A. Latin American Studies (NAFTA), University of Kansas
  • B.A. Spanish, Western Carolina University

 Professional Credentials

  • MEP Emerging Leader 2017
  • Lean Bronze Certificate – SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineering)