Jennifer Dechtman of The Kentwood Companies Garners Young Leadership Award from Allied Jewish Federation

DENVER – Jennifer Dechtman, a top-producing broker associate with The Kentwood Company in the Denver Tech Center, has been honored with the 2009-2010 Charlotte Tucker Young Leadership Award Jennifer Dechtmanfrom the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado. The award recognizes Dechtman’s commitment to volunteer work for the community and for her philanthropy. The award, presented September 14, 2009 during the Federation’s 2009 annual meeting held at the Shwayder Theater at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center, is given to a woman between the ages of 25 and 40 who has met certain outstanding leadership criteria.

“On behalf of The Kentwood Companies, our managers and broker associates, I would like to congratulate Jennifer on this outstanding award,” said Peter Niederman, chief operating officer of The Kentwood Companies. “Jennifer has accomplished many things throughout her distinguished career and has always given back to the communities and citizens she serves. It is a prestigious award and Jennifer is certainly a very deserving recipient.”

Dechtman currently serves the Allied Jewish Federation as the National Young Leadership UJC Washington liaison, lobbying for important legislation such as the Early Act Breast Cancer Bill. As the Young Leadership award recipient, she will represent Colorado at the UJC general assembly in Washington DC on November 9th where she will attend a lunch honoring other award recipients from throughout the country. Dechtman has served for several years on the Federation’s Women’s Center Philanthropy Board and works as one of the select young leaders in the country on the National Young Leadership Cabinet. She has co-chaired the Federation’s 1000 women fundraiser called CHOICES, in addition to several other fundraising events.

Dechtman earned her real estate license in 2004 and is a member of the Denver Board of Realtors (DBA). A former attorney, she was elected second vice president of the Denver Bar Association and has served on the DBA’s board of directors. While still practicing law, Dechtman was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Colorado and argued cases in State and Federal trial courts. She and her mother, Bobbi Lou Miller, were recognized by the DBA as one of Denver’s top 10 producing real estate teams for 2008.

Dechtman has been a board member of the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado since 2003. Her fundraising efforts with her husband have benefited the Denver Film Society, the Mizel Arts and Cultural Center, Carson Elementary PTO, and the Herzl Day School PTO, among other entities. Dechtman earned her B.S. degree with honors from the University of Michigan and graduated Cum Laude from American University Law School.

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