Jennifer Loughran, she/her, LMSW, is a graduate from the University at Buffalo Masters in Social Work Program. Jen joined the Horizon team back in 2010, where she worked as a Substance Use Counselor. Jen reluctantly left Buffalo in 2012 and moved across the country to Las Vegas, Nevada, where she worked as a clinical liaison and then a therapist on the acute and residential units of a behavioral health hospital. Upon returning to Buffalo in 2018, Jen relinked with Horizon; this time as a Clinical Training Specialist. Jen’s past clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families also led to her assistance in the development of Horizon’s Children and Adolescent Training Program. However, Jen’s role on the DEIB Council and personal passion and dedication towards social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion landed her the role of Horizon Corporation’s first Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB). In this role, Jen leads the DEIB Council and works closely with the Human Resources, Marketing, and Senior Leadership teams to help develop and implement the organization’s DEIB strategies and initiatives to foster sustainable change throughout the organization, as well as the community at-large.