Staff

Jennifer Shockley, CAE, Executive Director

Jennifer joined the Riverfront Alliance in 2018 and has spent her career working for nonprofit organizations. Her responsibilities include working with the Board, committees, public officials and the community at large to advance organizational priorities.

In addition to her role with the Riverfront Alliance, Jennifer is also the executive director of Association Independent Management, an association management company.


Lisa R. Gaffney, Deputy Executive Director

In addition to her role as deputy executive director of the Riverfront Alliance, Lisa Gaffney also serves as the deputy executive director for the Chester Economic Development Authority, responsible for housing programs, redevelopment projects, small business lending, greening initiatives and the Chester Shade Tree Commission. In addition, she is president of the board of the Housing Equality Center of PA.

Lisa’s previous experience includes being the executive director of the Chester Community Improvement Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving housing conditions, as well as working at the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority. She also served as a member of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Directors.