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Jared Reni

Director, Communications Training and Studio Programs
Programs | Communications Training
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Jared Reni is the Director of Communications Training at the Leadership Institute in Arlington, VA, where he advances communication skills within the conservative movement through over 100 programs each year.

Jared got his start as a professional in Utah as an outbound cold-call sales agent at the age of 16. In 2011, he became the International Sales and Service Team Manager at Ancestry.com, developing sales and marketing strategies and managing the international sales team. Meanwhile, Jared also started a small business called Premiere Mods that focused on modifying and repairing iPhones.

In 2012, Jared began pursuing his passion for government by transitioning into a role as Media Chair at the Center for Constitutional Studies at Utah Valley University. Over two years, he oversaw all aspects of digital video and graphic creation, digital strategy, and advertising, running several successful event marketing campaigns. 

Jared joined the Leadership Institute in May, 2015. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.

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