Jennifer Zinicola |


Group Director of Political Strategy & Advocacy at The Coca-Cola Company

Jennifer Zinicola is the Group Director of Political Strategy & Advocacy at The Coca-Cola Company, the world’s largest nonalcoholic beverage company with products sold in more 200 countries and territories. Jennifer sets political strategy, optimizing partnerships with political, non-partisan, trade, and coalition groups in alignment with company interests and values. She also oversees grassroots advocacy, governance in political engagement, and The Coca-Cola Political Action Committee.

Prior to joining Coca-Cola in March 2021, Jennifer held the position of Vice President, Public Policy & Social Impact at Baker Hughes, a global energy technology company. During her 18-year tenure at Baker Hughes, she led global functions that included Corporate Responsibility, Government Relations, Community Affairs, and the Baker Hughes Foundation.

Jennifer holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Houston and an MBA from Rice University. Although a native Houstonian, Jennifer prefers rural living, unbeaten paths, and the countryside in Texas.