Today, Thornley Fallis announced the appointment of enhanced its leadership team with the appointment of Jennifer Spencer as Vice-President. Jennifer began her public relations career at Burson-Marsteller. She moved on to work for Kerbel Communications and then joined NATIONAL Public Relations to form a pharmaceutical group. She later created her own agency, Veritas Communications, which quickly became an industry leader in health care public and government relations, with a special focus on issues management and advocacy. She eventually moved over to head up communications and public involvement for Canadian Blood Services, handling its launch in 1998 while still at Veritas and then working on staff in Ottawa. She also worked on contract for the Public Health Agency of Canada and on staff at Hill & Knowlton.