Jessica joined Rise as a Project Manager in 2017. She is a metro Detroit native and University of Michigan alum who relocated to St. Louis to attend the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. She has experience in nonprofit management, housing programs & development, and community engagement and partnerships. Previously, she worked as President of Northside Community Housing, Inc., Associate Director of the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council, and Project Coordinator for the mPortfolio program at the University of Michigan.
Jessica is currently a board member of the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis, Eagle Bank (Advisory Board), Horizon Housing Foundation, Revitalization 2000, St. Patrick Center, and a member of the Regional Arts Commission's Public Art Advisory Committee.