Executive Director of the LIFT Fund
Jennifer Epps is executive director of the LIFT Fund, the most innovative and progressive joint labor and philanthropic fund in the country. Epps leads the organization in the fight to build a stronger worker and labor movement while supporting innovative, bold strategies being developed by organizers across America.
With more than 15 years of experience as a seasoned organizer and strategic leader, Epps led new organizing campaigns in hospitals as vice president at 1199SEIU where she covered service and maintenance, technical, professional and registered nurse units. Her time there prepared her for the executive director role of Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA), the largest teacher’s unions in the country.
Epps is a passionate and driven professional dedicated to building power for oppressed and working people. She is a proud graduate of Howard University, who lives just outside of the nation’s capital in Bowie, Maryland with her husband and two daughters.