Tamara Jensen

Chief Marketing Officer & Marketing Committee Chair

Tamara Jensen is a marketing executive, strategist, and change agent with more than 20 years of experience directing marketing, branding, communications, and public relations activities for professional services firms. Ms. Jensen has held marketing leadership roles at several of the world’s largest global architectural design practices, including HOK, Perkins+Will, and RTKL. More recently, she has worked for mid-sized Chicago-based construction and real estate development firms in roles including Vice President of Marketing at Wight & Company and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at MB Real Estate.

In 2016, Ms. Jensen founded marketing consulting firm Taenke LLC. With a focus on providing Consulting or Interim CMO services to professional services companies, Ms. Jensen works with executives, division leaders, directors, and sales teams to define key goals and establish strategic go-to-market solutions that align with market conditions, build upon competitive advantages, respect budgetary limitations, and succeed in achieving measurable results. Her approach is characterized by a highly inclusive and iterative planning process that builds consensus and results in actionable marketing programs/tactics.

In addition, Ms. Jensen specializes in evaluating her clients’ existing marketing operations, staffing, and team structures, with an eye toward driving necessary change to enhance efficiency, productivity, and employee success.

Tamara majored in English at West Los Angeles College. She is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accredited professional (LEED AP) and is a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS). In addition, Tamara regularly participates in design, construction, real estate events that are focused on networking, innovation, and education.