Lever is an Auburn, Maine native and 2008 graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, earning a BA in Economics and Sociology. Upon graduation Lever launched her career in the Food & Beverage Industry at Pepsi Co. She moved back to Maine in 2014 and began the process of implementing Food Safety in a family-owned vegetable processing organization. Prior to and after the acquisition from Green Giant, Jennifer led the team through two years of over 400 percent growth before leaving in 2017. In March of 2017, Lever became a consultant at Baxter Brewing before assuming the role of Director of Operations, then took on the role of President in September of 2019. Launching a complete rebrand in February of 2020, she led Baxter Brewing through the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping the health and safety of her staff at the forefront of all that the organization set out to do. Since this launch, Baxter has accomplished three consecutive years of growth while navigating the changes of on-premise and off-premise consumption, experiencing growth in both segments of the business. Jenn serves on the committee for Androscoggin Home Hospice Annual Gala, acts as Vice President of the Maine Brewers Guild and was inducted into the Board of Director for the Lewiston-Auburn Chamber.