Jennifer Putney is vice president and head of Marketing Strategy for the Full Service Solutions line of business within Prudential Retirement, a unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), and a leading provider of defined contribution, defined benefit, nonqualified deferred compensation plan administration, and institutional investment and risk management services. In this role, Putney leads the team responsible for the overall strategy and execution of Prudential Retirement’s plan participant and retiree marketing programs. With more than 20 years of experience, Putney is a recognized authority on plan participant communications and engagement, and a frequent speaker at industry events. Prior to returning to Prudential Retirement in July 2013, Putney served as vice president of Participant Communications and Strategy for Diversified Investment Advisors, now Transamerica, where she received numerous awards for participant communications platform design and execution. Earlier in her career, she held strategic marketing positions at Pentegra Retirement Services, Guardian Life and Bank of America, as well as an earlier stint with Prudential Retirement creating 401(k), 403(b) and 457 advertising, sales support, and customized participant communications materials. She also previously held roles with the Federal Reserve System and Merrill Lynch. Putney earned a B.A. degree in Political Economy from Sweetbriar College.