Jena Muntz Gallagher graduated from Meredith College in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences with a concentration in computer science. Gallagher started her career as a programmer with Royal Insurance in Charlotte, NC.
She moved to Florida and worked as an Information Center Manager working with business departments in the areas of end user training and integration of software. She later founded JG Consulting, where she trained clients on various programming languages.
In 2002, Gallagher co-founded Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group (CG), a business and technology consulting firm headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. During her time at CG, she was Chief Technology Officer from 2002-2011 and served on the board of directors from 2002-2015. In 2011, she founded ASPRIO Services, a procurement and vendor management services firm.
After CG was sold to NTT Data in 2015, Gallagher continued her various non-profit work in the Lake Norman Community. Recently she earned her Yoga Teacher certification and concentrates teaching in the non-profit sector.
Gallagher lives with her husband Bob in Mooresville, NC. They love to travel the world, play golf, hike and bike but especially love to visit their 3 adult daughters.