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Jennifer Tran

Director, Navy Yard Marketing & Communications

Jennifer Tran is Director, Navy Yard Marketing & Communications at PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. Described by POLITICO as "the coolest shipyard in America" and by Urban Land Institute as "one of the most successful office/industrial master-planned redevelopments in U.S. history," the Navy Yard is home to nearly 15,000 employees working at 170 companies in a variety of flexible buildings with different heights, vintages, and floorplates, powered by a nationally-recognized microgrid and oriented around iconic parks, Complete Streets, and a riverfront greenway.

Jen is responsible for developing and managing the Navy Yard's marketing, communications, social media, media relations, and branding. Jen and her team plan and execute community events such as the Navy Yard 5k, Lunch Truck Lineup, Executives Breakfast, groundbreaking and grand opening celebrations, and oversee the Navy Yard’s diverse portfolio of external events and corporate social responsibility agenda.

Jen is a graduate of Temple University, and serves as an advisory board member for the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and as Vice President for United Francisville Civic Association in the Francisville neighborhood of Philadelphia.