Jenni Romack was hired as the Assistant Director of Development, Special Events in July 2017. Prior to this role, she served as a special events graduate assistant for the Office of Athletics Development from 2015-2017.
A native of nearby Bement, Illinois, Jenni graduated the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in recreation, sport and tourism in 2015. She received her master's degree in sport management from Illinois in May 2017.
Her current duties include planning and implementing DIA special events in the Chicago region. Additionally, she is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the Chicago Office of Athletics Development and coordinating stewardship initiatives in the Chicagoland area.