Jennifer Hazelton is the President and Founder of Windell Advisors, LLC, offering finance and accounting management services to nonprofit organizations. An accomplished and strategic-minded senior operations executive and top corporate officer, she is a persuasive communicator with an engaging style and experience in public accounting, public and private corporations, and nonprofit organizations.
For more than 17 years, Hazelton served as Chief Financial Officer of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, one of Houston’s largest operating charities. A certified public accountant, she oversaw the accounting and finance departments, as well as operational areas including scholarship and grant management, purchasing, and membership departments. Prior to joining the Rodeo, Hazelton served as the Chief Financial Officer for GSA Management in Delaware, managing technical support and compliance for real estate and venture capital funds. She started her career at Arthur Andersen in Richmond, Virginia and is a certified public accountant.
Hazelton has been named a “Best CFO of the Year – Nonprofit” and a “Woman Who Means Business” by the Houston Business Journal. She is committed to giving back and volunteers with and serves on boards of several literacy and education focused nonprofits, including Neuhaus Education Center, the Children’s Museum of Houston, and serves as the Treasurer and an Executive Committee member of the National Scholarship Provider’s Association.