Jennifer Charlton, an entrepreneur, business owner and host of a successful weekly radio show and podcast, is an accomplished strategic management and communications expert.  She has worked in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.  Her management style incorporates analysis, creativity and strategic planning and has impacted thousands through effective projects and methodologies.  Jennifer is known for delivering excellent customer service and breakthrough results for organizations.

Transforming individuals and businesses to achieve breakthrough results in a changing world and competitive marketplace is her passion.  She hosts a radio show and podcast, Success Happens – Blending Business & Politics, to inspire change in areas that impact our daily lives.  Jen covers critical issues with knowledgeable experts from around the country and right here at home within the business community and public service sectors. Leaders offer vision and advice for overcoming today’s challenges and creating successful outcomes for businesses and communities in the future.

As Managing Partner of Total Fitness at South River, Jen has navigated successfully the effects of the  COVID-19 healthcare issue on the fitness industry. Additionally, she is partner in other business investments including Sweeties on the Creek. Prior to managing the family businesses and investments, she was appointed at Department of Human Services as Director of Communications for Baltimore City Department of Social Services and before that she was appointed as Director of Community Outreach in the Office of the Secretary, where she supported local DSS outreach activities and helped launch the Maryland Commission on Caregiving.

Jen began her on-air personality career at WFMD after completing her role at Mission of Mercy, a nonprofit healthcare organization. There she served as Maryland/Pennsylvania Executive Director to transform the organization’s financial stability. She was proud to provide the vision to expand the much-needed dental services, serving the indigent and underinsured. Before moving to Frederick, Jennifer lived in Annapolis and had her own fashion company, LushStyle Collections after acting as District Manager with Worth Collection, providing image consulting and high-end clothing to working professionals.

Her extensive sales and marketing career began in L.A., New York and Atlanta regions working with top entertainment brands including: Hanna-Barbera, Warner Brothers, Paramount, and Disney, to name a few.

Awards & Boards

  • Miss Maryland 1985, Miss America Pageant
  • 2015 Brava Award winner, SmartCEO Magazine
  • 2015 Circle of Excellence Award finalist, SmartCEO Magazine
  • Past President & Former Commissioner, Frederick County Commission for Women
  • Former Self-Expression & Leadership Program leader, Landmark Education Worldwide
  • Former Member of the Board, Weinberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • Former Board Member, Woman to Woman Mentoring Program


Success Happens with Jen Charlton, Blending Business & Politics broadcasts Saturday mornings from 9 – 10 a.m. on WFMD 930AM or live online at Podcasts of previous shows can be found at .

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