Serving Others with Joy: A Conversation with Jennifer Oyer
“Serving Others.” That is how Jennifer Oyer, Founder and Chief Joy Officer of Community Impact Advisors, describes the foundation of her life and her work in Hawaii, across the pacific islands, and around the world. For two decades, she has led and grown development efforts at organizations across Hawaii, including The Salvation Army, the Arthritis Foundation, the Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii, and her own alma mater, Hawaii Baptist Academy, before launching her firm in 2019. Always leading by example and with generosity, Jennifer has been active on several nonprofit boards as well as in supporting the profession, including her current role on AFP’s US Foundation for Philanthropy. In this episode, she describes her personal and professional journey and shares what we can do to connect with others and build meaningful relationships.