Jennifer Shumaker has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration through the University of Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie College of Business. She joined the Douglas Allred Company in 2000 as a staff accountant. Prior to being promoted to Controller in 2011, Jennifer served the company as Senior Financial Analyst and as Assistant Controller.
Working closely with the firm’s CFO, Jennifer oversees a wide range of day-to-day accounting operations. These include financial reporting, preparing budgets for residential and commercial properties, and supervising the company’s Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable Administrator. She serves as the point of contact for the firm’s residential property management software provider and assists the company CFO with tax compliance, insurance matters, and obtaining financing for commercial transactions.
Jennifer is passionate about her work. She enjoys being involved in all stages of the commercial real estate development process and appreciates the team atmosphere at Douglas Allred Company where all employees share in the company’s success. To further her industry experience, Jennifer is involved with Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), which exists to help promote women in the industry. She has served on its Board of Directors for five years.
In her free time, Jennifer and her Labradoodle, Finnegan, volunteer with “Love on a Leash,” a volunteer pet therapy program that visits schools, libraries, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s facilities. Jennifer also enjoys playing soccer, road biking, and traveling.