Jennifer McCloskey Quezada moved to Northwest Arkansas four years ago and lives with her husband Dan and their three boys in Rogers. When not serving the League, Jennifer can be found fundraising for her children’s schools, eagerly awaiting results at a high school Quiz Bowl tournament, or cheering on her boys in a basketball or soccer game. Her family’s pet canary winged parakeet can be heard all throughout their neighborhood.
Jennifer grew up in Miami, Florida and lived their until her move to NWA. She is a graduate of Smith College in Massachusetts and the University of Miami, School of Law. Jennifer is licensed to practice law in Arkansas and Florida. She works in the Global Ethics and Compliance Office of Walmart Stores, Inc. Prior to her role at Walmart, Jennifer was an Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County and later, owed her own private law practice.
Jennifer transferred into the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas in 2013. She served on the Advisory and Planning Committee and Moonlight Masquerade ad hoc committee before electing Sustainer status in 2014. Prior to transferring to JLNWA, Jennifer was an active member of the Junior League of Miami, Florida, where she served on and chaired many community and fundraising committees. She served on the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Miami as Secretary. The 2017-2018 League year marks 20 years of involvement in the Association of Junior Leagues International for Jennifer.
Jennifer is actively involved in her children’s schools and is passionate about the quality education available in Northwest Arkansas. She appreciates how the League has connected her with the community she now calls home. Jennifer volunteers for the LPGA tournament and was a volunteer at the inaugural Bentonville Film Festival. Jennifer supports many local non-profit organizations and can often be found about town at the many fundraising events in our community.
The Junior League has been a driving force in Jennifer’s life and she is passionate about passing on an appreciation of the League to a new generation of trained volunteers.