Meet Jen Maldonado
Real Estate Entrepreneur / High Performance Coach
For the past decade Jen has been recognized by Fortune’s Top 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson and Nestle as a continuous improvement business expert and high-performance leader. She managed and led challenging projects as an engineer resulting in millions of dollars savings in short-time periods. In 2012, she decided to take a leap of faith and changed her career trajectory to become a real estate investor.
After her first year in real estate investing, Jen found her passion for raising capital. She successfully raised capital to fund real estate equity projects, acquisitions of non-performing notes, rehabs, multi-family units & other private loans that totaled $65M in assets. In 2015, a Huffington Post Journal interview recognized Jen as an inspirational and revolutionary real estate investor, consulting business owners and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential by tapping into owning their power and create wealth through real estate.
As one of the executive leaders and speakers of WREN Inspires (fastest growing nationwide womens real estate network), Jen has impacted the lives of over 2,000 aspiring and professional women real estate investors. Jen has been honored with the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) award "Women who Rock 2020 in Los Angeles". Her influence as a capital raising strategist, while mentoring women to develop high performance skills in real estate, earned her two consecutive nominations as Corporate Advocate and Rising Star at the 2016-17 Women’s Summit lead by Los Angeles Business Journal.
She’s a co-author of the 2019 book "You Got This! - Tips for Women Who Want to Rock at Real Estate Investing”, which was ranked a “#1 New Release” on Amazon.
Jen’s skills allow her to discover hidden performance assets, untapped markets and creative ways of identifying opportunities. In today's competitive real estate markets, Jen has consistently found opportunities that net 10 - 20% returns for her investors. Currently, she is developing multi-units with her partners and actively developing affordable housing for veterans.
As a speaker in podcasts, radio shows, real estate clubs, events, universities and workshops, Jen delivers powerful, inspirational and transformational messages to nationwide audiences of entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, college students and women’s groups. Her topics include real estate investing, raising capital, financial intelligence, leadership, influence, business systems, and high-performance teams. Jen draws from her professional and business experiences, utilizing relevant and practical information. She leads the audience both emotionally and logically to create shifts they need to excel and thrive in their work and lives. Jen continues to inspire and be a guiding light by authoring books and speaking about women’s causes in the fields of real estate, self-help, self-care and community.
She is one of the founding members and Executive of the Women Real Estate Network (WREN Inspires). As pioneer of the first chapter WREN, Jen’s mission is to help women achieve their real estate goals further faster with savvy real investments in real estate.