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Jennifer Hayes

Partner, Atlanta

Jennifer Hayes is a partner in Bain & Company's Atlanta office. She is an expert in Bain's RetailConsumer Products and Strategy practices.

During her time with Bain, Jen has worked on growth and transformational strategy work across a variety of industry segments. She has worked on multi-year business turnaround projects in sectors such as mass retail, outdoor equipment, packaged goods and hospitality. In addition, Jen has extensive experience in variety of retail topics including store operations, organizational effectiveness, omnichannel, digital and sustainability.

Prior to joining Bain in 2001, Jen was an Associate at First Reserve Corporation, a Private Equity fund.

Jen earned an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, where she received the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence and was a member of the Raven Society. She is also a graduate of Wellesley College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and English.

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