Jenna Benton

Development Associate

As the Development Associate, Jenna is an integral part of the Development team ensuring department protocols adhere to best practices. She is responsible for a range of projects that provide fundamental support to the Development team including working with third party fundraisers to help achieve success with their events. She also works closely with charity ratings groups to ensure the work of the Animal Legal Defense Fund is reflected holistically and accurately.

A native of Connecticut, Jenna earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Hartford and moved to California to pursue her graduate level study of 3D Animation and Visual Effects. She has dedicated her career to her main passion – animals. She cares deeply about protecting those without a voice and is very proud to work daily to create long lasting change for animals, who she considers far superior to humans. In her free time, she enjoys vegan cooking and baking, being outdoors, and creating comics and digital illustrations.