Jennifer C. Tantum

Director of Construction Services


Jennifer joined Zell in 1999 and has over 20 years of project management experience specifically related to construction management, property management and facilities operations.  In addition, Jennifer has expertise in security, telephone and data technologies. 

Additionally, she has worked on several challenging base building construction and interior fit-out projects which include Sanofi sales offices, research facility and headquarters located throughout the country; Smithsonian’s administrative offices and new American Art library facility; a post-production television studio and sound stage for Black Entertainment Television in Burbank, CA and in the District; renovation and expansion of The Phillips Collection Goh and Sant buildings; renovation of exhibit halls, conference and office space for National Geographic Society; renovation of United Way Worldwide headquarters in Alexandria, VA; CFA Institute in Charlottesville, VA; and most recently, The Washington Post headquarters in Washington, DC. 

Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Maryland.  She received a Master’s Certification in Project Management from George Washington University and is working towards Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Professional Associations

Philanthropy & Charitable Causes
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation