Jennifer Newcomer

Jennifer Newcomer


Shift Research Lab
Denver
Director of Research

Jennifer is the Director of Research at Gary Community Investments, which includes The Piton Foundation. She manages the team that provides data and research to support investment decisions.  She also directs Piton’s Data Initiative, which focuses on providing neighborhood level data through digital information tools, and conducting independent research on key community issues. Jennifer holds a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado at Denver, and a Bachelor’s in Environmental Design from the University of New Mexico.

Technical Skills: Data management, Econometrics, GIS/mapping, Survey methods, Website development