Senior Business & Executive Advisor
Ms. Jensen is a founder and principal owner and operator of Legacy Realty Group, LLC, Estate Management Services, LLC, an investor, an advisor, and is a member of the Birmingham Angels.
Caryn has over 25 years of experience and proven strengths in strategic planning, business development, marketing, management, process improvement, and non-performing assets, loans, and companies.
Caryn has served as a strategic internal partner to several companies ranging from small private entities to multinational corporations. She has developed strategic and tactical plans to assist companies in identifying business opportunities and enhancing financial results, particularly in challenging circumstances. Caryn has had the responsibility for workouts, acquisitions, dispositions, portfolio evaluation, refinancing properties, property management and been involved in capital raising campaigns.
Through working on large local, (First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc, Liberty Property Trust, Inc. & multiple private partnerships), state, (Consumers Energy), regional (LandAmerica Financial Group) and national portfolios of real and non-performing assets (AEGON USA Realty Advisors & General Motors Worldwide Real Estate), she gained an up-close look into how business operations impact the performance of the real estate. She combined the operational knowledge she gained along with her MBA which has enabled her to advise multiple companies offering expertise in identifying and solving problems through change management programs that resulted in both process and performance improvements.
Ms. Jensen has also designed and delivered marketing programs, (AEGON USA, INC, many real estate projects & companies), managed finance and contract negotiations, supervised construction projects. She has also provided expertise and infused capital, as both a lender and equity holder, to turnaround situations.
An adaptable team player, Caryn effectively cultivates relationships cross-functionally at all levels of an organization and presents ideas to improve performance. She is a results-oriented, critical thinker and a life-long learner. Caryn enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and her 3 rescued dogs.
- 01 – Critical Problem Solving
- 02 – Change Management
- 03 – Strategic Marketing
- 04 – Contract & Licensing Negotiations
- 05 – Business Turnaround
- 01 – Critical Business Thinking
- 02 – Strategic Business Planning
- 03 – Strategic Partnership Development
- 04 – M&A Assets Evaluations
05 – Financial Management
Education, Certifications & Licenses
01 – Bachelor of Science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) – Exercise Science & Aging Studies
02 – MBA (Emphasis in Finance & Marketing)
03 – Real estate: C.C.I.M., CRS, SRES, RSPS, e-pro & Licensed State of Michigan Real Estate Broker
04 – Securities: NASD 6, 7, 63 & 24
05 – Dale Carnegie Corporate Training Program