Jennifer Kurtz


  • DBE/ESB Certification
  • Marketing Strategy/Networking
  • Contract/Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Proposal Writing
  • Program Evaluation
  • Performance Reviews
  • Technology Integration
Jennifer Kurtz is a technology and economic development consultant with over 15 years of experience in writing successful government and private sector grants and proposals. She has held appointments at Purdue University (in strategic communications), and at Ball State University (in telecommunications management), and currently teaches graduate courses in information assurance at Regis University in Denver. Through her Conundrum Creek Consulting practice, she has guided clients through the government funding maze, in addition to delivering a variety of project management, technology integration, strategic marketing, editing, and organizational capacity-building services.

Her work in economic development includes acting as Indiana’s eCommerce Director, member of the Governor's Technology Roundtable, and founder of the Indiana Industries of the Future program (with a recurring grant from the US Department of Energy). Jennifer also built and managed the telecommunications infrastructure for Delco Remy International. In addition to writing grants, proposals, and corporate policy documents, she has written numerous articles and book chapters on technology and economic development topics, including a chapter in the Data Breach and Encryption Handbook (published in 2011 by the American Bar Association). Her degrees are from The American University and Anderson University.

Jennifer is available for consulting through the Denver Metro SBDC in downtown Denver.