Our Leadership

Jennifer Allen Newton
Writer, PR & Communications Strategist 

Jennifer Allen Newton has more than 20 years of experience in media and public relations, with a focus on technology, health, environment and green industries. Since co-founding Bluehouse Consulting Group, Inc. in March 2000 with her husband and business partner Jamie Newton, Jennifer has provided strategic public relations counsel, industry analyst relations, training and writing services for a variety of agencies, companies and non-profit organizations.

Prior to starting her own business, Jennifer worked for eight years at WE Communications (formerly Waggener Edstrom Worldwide), one of the nation’s top-ranked public relations and communications agencies. During that time, Jennifer developed and facilitated PR and media training programs and managed strategic planning and execution of PR programs for Microsoft Corporation and German-based software company SAP AG /SAP Americas.

Jennifer’s specialty is bringing complex subjects to a broader audience. She has worked with clients and media in a variety of specialized industries, including health technology, software and hardware, video, online services, security, finance, utilities, telecom, manufacturing, publishing and design.

Jennifer’s writing, PR and fundraising work with non-profit organizations includes: Store to Door of Oregon (Board of Directors), The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy (Advisory Board), The Institute for Functional Medicine (former Board of Directors, eight years), The Pongo Fund, The Polishing Stone, The Nature Conservancy of Oregon, The Seattle Audubon Society, the Girls Initiative Network of Multnomah County, the Sierra Club, Rotary and the Bear Creek Greenway Foundation in Southern Oregon (former Board of Directors).

Prior to working in PR, Jennifer spent three years as a public affairs and documentary television producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting and worked for two years in the commercial film and television industry.

Jennifer has a bachelor’s degree from the School of Communication at Northwestern University and has done graduate work in adult education and development. She is also a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach. Jennifer speaks French and enjoys traveling, hiking, writing, photography and making music. Jennifer lives in the Coast Range foothills outside of Portland, Oregon with her husband and business partner Jamie Newton.

Jennifer’s Linked-In Profile and Client Recommendations


Jamie Newton 
Writer & Artist

Jamie Newton provides writing, editing, photography and graphic design services for Bluehouse Consulting Group’s clients as well as working as a fine artist in painting, sculpture and photography (among other arts). He co-founded Bluehouse Consulting Group, Inc. with Jennifer Allen Newton, working primarily as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consultant for both private and public sector clients. Jamie worked for five and a half years as GIS Manager for the City of Ashland, Oregon then re-entered the private sector in 2007, turning his technical writing, art and photography skills into case studies, logos, industrial images and other graphic designs for Bluehouse clients.

Jamie’s fine art painting and sculpture have been exhibited in galleries around the world. Some of his art work can be found at concretewheels.com, and his ephemeral and other daily artworks can be found on Instagram: @concretewheels. [The works & photos throughout this site are Jamie’s.]

Jamie holds bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and art as well as an associate’s degree in architectural drafting and design. He also enjoys traveling, hiking, writing (he’s a published poet) and creating noise music under his label 3acreTract(s). He lives in the Coast Range foothills outside of Portland, Oregon with his wife and business partner Jennifer Allen Newton.