Jennifer Tombaugh is President of Tauck, the US-based tour operator serving all seven continents with more than 170 guided travel experiences and events for culturally curious travelers on land, small ship and river cruises. Jennifer oversees Tauck’s Worldwide Operations, Brand Management, Reservations, Guest Relations, Global Sales, and Digital & Direct Marketing teams. During her 18 years at Tauck, her roles have included the launch of Tauck Bridges (family travel brand), the redesign of Tauck’s reservation systems, a re-launch of tauck.com and the formation of Tauck Ventures, focused on new business development. Jennifer also spearheaded Tauck’s partnership with the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns and his co-producer Dayton Duncan to form Ken Burns American Journeys.
Prior to Tauck, Jennifer was Group Account Director with the advertising firm Leo Burnett in Taipei, Taiwan; in Brand Management at The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia; and a management consultant with Monitor Company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Jennifer is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.
She currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fairfield County Business Council, the Board of Visitors at the Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University, the Board of Directors for the European Tour Operator Association, the International Women’s Forum and the Connecticut River Valley chapter of YPO/WPO.
Jennifer lives in New Haven, CT with her husband and four children.