Jennifer Pipa joined the American Red Cross of Central Florida as CEO in April 2017. In this role, she guides a team of staff and volunteers that serves 19 counties across five chapters. Previously, she served as Senior Director of Recovery Operations for Red Cross National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. There she was responsible for providing dedicated leadership to effectively execute and deliver recovery services across the U.S., both on scene and remotely, focused on large or complex events.
Pipa has been with the Red Cross since 2004, serving in variously roles at the national and local levels. Pipa began her career with the Red Cross as a Disaster Action Team volunteer in North Carolina, where she later served as a Client Casework Coordinator and Emergency Services Director. She later took on the roles of Operations Program Lead and Director Volunteer Mobilization and Support at National Headquarters.
In her free time, Pipa enjoys running, cooking and volunteering with the Junior League. She lives in Tampa with her husband Brian and daughter Madison.