Sandra Jahnke is a Principal in the Chicago office. As the lead copywriter, she is responsible for the creation and editorial review of collateral, white papers and communications. She takes pride in her ability to transform complex financial topics into simple, engaging communications for employers, employees, plan participants and individual investors.

Sandra is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) with extensive experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining HPM Partners, she was a financial writer and editor at T3 Custom Publishing where she wrote articles about personal finance, retirement planning and investing for the TD Ameritrade Ticker Tape website. Before that, Sandra was a senior copywriter at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA). At TIAA, she crafted compelling stories and targeted messaging to promote the firm’s capabilities, educate clients and drive results. She also helped to develop integrated marketing campaigns involving both print and digital mediums. For over 20 years, she worked in various roles at DWS Investments supporting the firm’s retirement plan business.

Sandra received her Bachelors of Science in Consumer Financial Planning and Counseling from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Her work has received industry recognition from the Insurance and Financial Communication Association (IFCA) and Mutual Fund Education Alliance.