Jenni Pfaff

Jenni integrates her years as an HR Executive with her passion for helping clients become the best version of themselves. She focuses her coaching in the areas of career transition, managing family and career, burnout/overwhelm, and leveraging the power of feedback to grow.

Jenni Pfaff

Jenni Pfaff

Santa Monica, California

  • Career Advancement
  • Salary Negotiations
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Recovering from being “burnt out”

About Jenni

Jenni’s experience working on transformational HR strategy, evolving corporate cultures, talent management, and change management brings a unique perspective in helping her clients plan for positive growth and evolution. She has had great success in building high performing teams, helping people find the balance they desire between career and life, and helping women break through the glass ceiling. Her passion for developing individual executives, up and coming management, and strengthening the vision for individuals to continue to grow is woven through her approach as an executive coach. She is a strong believer in the power of feedback and works with clients leveraging 360 degree feedback as a springboard to self growth.
Prior to launching J.Pfaff Inc., Jenni spent 17 years working as a Senior Executive Human Capital Leader at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Activision Blizzard, and Northrop Grumman where she helped her clients improve operational performance by focusing on the people side of the business. She also spent years coaching leaders and teams on how to maximize their true potential.
Jenni holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside, and a Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. She obtained her executive coaching credential from the Center of Executive Coaching.
Jenni is a mother to 3 little boys and you will find her family active on the soccer and baseball field. They love cooking, eating, and doing anything outdoors together. She is living out her dream of making it all work as she balances work and family.


  • B.S. in Psychology, University of California, Riverside
  • Masters of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Certified Executive Coach


  • Previous career: Human Resources Executive
  • Coaching for 3 years
  • Rate: $$


  • 4-6 session packages
  • 60-minute calls
  • Unlimited email support
  • Coaching via phone, video call or in person



Jenni has all of the makings of a great executive coach. Her ability to creatively facilitate our sessions has led me to a heightened sense of self-awareness so that I might be a more balanced business leader in the future. With a strong foundation in active inquiry and empathy for the client, Jenni easily establishes herself as a valuable asset in any working relationship. I am grateful for the times she has coached me

-Alex, Finance Executive and Coach

Jenni Pfaff_Jodie testimonial

Working with Jenni has been a game changer for me! She is the coach and support system that I needed and feel extremely grateful for. She has helped me through some of the most difficult career changes and obstacles that I have ever experienced. With her coaching, I was able to create a plan and came out inspired and clear on what I needed to do next. She also provided me with coaching on how to coach my employees in which I immediately saw results. I can’t say enough about how incredible Jenni is. She is an absolute pleasure to work with, someone I look forward to speaking with, is always so calming and understanding and provides powerful, clear direction to overcome obstacles. She really can help you handle any situation with ease.

-Jodie, Marketing Leader

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Jenni Pfaff

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4. If it’s a match, you hire them directly.

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