Board of Directors
Summary: A partner in the real estate investment firm A&C Ventures, Jennifer Blesius supports CEO David Grieve with all business and personal entities, including Grieve Family Winery. She is also involved in many aspects of the firm including investor summits, special events and non‐profit efforts. Jennifer joined ACV in 2016 following a decade‐ long career with TPG Capital in San Francisco, where she most recently managed global meetings and logistics for their in‐house Fundraising Team. While there, she was responsible for coordinating the firm’s international conferences and annual events.
Jennifer’s non‐profit work extends well beyond her day job, having spent years volunteering with groups such as Team in Training, Bark for Life, Children’s Book Project SF and SF Firefighter’s Toy Program. An experienced non‐profit coordinator, Jennifer has organized and volunteered for several charitable golf tournaments including Taco Bell Foundation, Score Fore Kids‐Children’s Hospital and Nordstrom JRDF Golf Tournament. Since moving to Sonoma in 2017 with her husband Mark, Jennifer has embraced small-town life and the boundless opportunities to engage with her new community. As part of that effort, she reached out to Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley about volunteer opportunities. She joined the committee for the 2nd Annual Fairways Fore Futures Golf Tournament and has co‐chaired the event for the past two years. As a committee member for the Sweetheart Gala, Jennifer has been instrumental in soliciting wine and auction donations. In 2019, Jennifer was chosen as Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley Star Volunteer of the Year.