As Research Assistant, Jessica gathers and organizes data to build research infrastructure to advance the mission and work of the foundation.
Before joining the foundation, Jessica worked in the software industry, where she implemented Corporate Performance Management applications. Her background includes work in the market research field, and she got her start at a global consumer products company in the legal department, where she worked with trademarks, led cross-functional teams to review marketing materials and labeling for the product portfolios, and gained experience as a project manager.
Jessica has also worked as a substitute teacher and has written features for her local newspaper. Jessica earned English and journalism degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and completed her M.B.A. in Management while working full-time.