Leadership

Dedicated to helping your organization meet your goals

We can win the fight against sexual violence, together.

An extension of you

When you don’t have the resources you need, it feels like you’re in a battle that’s impossible to win.

More than just funding, our team can help you and your organization meet your goals. 

Janet Jensen

Janet Jensen is the Founder and Executive Director of The Jensen Project where she leverages her strengths in business, innovation, and creativity to cultivate opportunities for individuals and organizations dedicated to empowering survivors and reducing exploitation. A lifelong advocate against sexual violence and exploitation, and a self-proclaimed human investor, Janet strategically aligns stakeholders and cultivates impactful partnerships to create cultural and systemic change, improving the outcomes for all victims of sexual violence. 

Lauren Grogan

Lauren Grogan is the Director of Operations at The Jensen Project where she manages communications, special events, and media opportunities, along with the recruitment and development of strategic partnerships. With a decade of experience in development, management, and communications, Lauren leverages her passions for public relations and social enterprises to support the grant recipients with customized resources and capacity-building initiatives.

Claire Hidalgo

Claire Hidalgo is the Program Manager at The Jensen Project where she supports the development and implementation of programs, partnerships, and strategic initiatives, creates data-driven reports, writes grants, plans events, and provides comprehensive administrative support to new and established grantees. Solution-focused and people-centric, Claire utilizes her career experiences and insights towards the fight to end sexual violence and the support of successful outcomes for survivors.

Carrie Potter

board president

Carrie Potter is a Certified Financial Planner™ and business advisor to professional athletes and small businesses and teaches Sport Finance at Rice University. Her expertise is in designing and implementing financial plans and business strategies, pooled investment vehicles, and financial workshops.

Potter earned her MBA and BBA from The George Washington University and has extensive experience chairing and serving on non-profit boards, including Mercy Education System of the Americas; Women in Sports & Events; The George Washington University School of Business; Texas Executive Women; and The Houston Area Women’s Center.

She was recognized recently by the Houston Business Journal as a Woman Who Means Business in Finance and 40 Under 40. Additional honors include recognition as a Woman of Inspiration, a Woman of Excellence, Houston’s Most Influential Women, and a STEAM Role Model.

Anna Gomez

board treasurer

Anna Gomez was born in the city of Makati, Philippines and moved to Chicago with her husband over twenty years ago. She is currently the Partner & Global Chief Accounting Officer of No Fixed Address and Mischief, a consolidated group of advertising agencies. Gomez was recently selected for the 2020 HERoes Women Role Model Executives list and named by Willard Powell as one of the top 150 Chief Financial Officers in 2021. As an immigrant from the Philippines Anna has broken the glass ceiling as one of the few diverse in an executive leadership role. Anna is a thought leader and a keynote speaker on diversity and inclusion. She is also an award-winning author with seven published books.

Kristoffer Polaha

board secretary
Kristoffer Polaha is an actor and producer, best-known for his long starring role in the critically acclaimed series Life Unexpected (The CW). Polaha is also well-known for starring in Hallmark Channel movies such as Dater’s Handbook with Meghan Markle and Mystery101. He is also in DC’s Wonder Woman 1984. Kristoffer is the host of the highly viewed Polaha Chautauqua, an interactive weekly live cast that delves into the human experience. Polaha is a published author, having recently published the first book in a series and can be seen next in Jurassic World: Dominion.

Dr. Tina Capps

board Member

Dr. Tina Capps started her veterinary career in 1996. She is currently practicing at Valley Ranch Pet Clinic, an integrated medical practice, in Irving, TX.

Dr. Capps enjoys both surgery and internal medicine but has a special interest in cardiology. She introduced ultrasound to Valley Ranch Pet Clinic and continues to use this in her practices. She is certified in stem cell therapy and offers this in addition to her traditional practice. In 2007 and 2008, Dr. Capps was voted one of “America’s Top Veterinarians” by The Consumers Research Council of America for small animal medicine.