Jessica is the Executive Director of Career Connectors, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting Real People to Real Careers that has helped over 10,500 professionals in career transition. Jessica is also the Founder and President of Thrive139, an HR Consulting company dedicated to hiring, organizational development, and people development for churches, ministries and nonprofit organizations.
She is a known speaker, trainer, career transition and hiring/staffing expert. Jessica brings a strong corporate background in organizational development techniques, career coaching, DISC behavioral assessment, training and development, pre-employment assessments, outplacement services and hiring. She has presented to over 50,000 people in the last 5 years on topics such as career transition, behaviors, communication, hiring and social media.
In 2011, Jessica was named as one of Phoenix’s 40 Under Forty, the premier program honoring the best young leaders in the Phoenix metro market and then also an award nominee for the 2011 Phoenix Chamber of Commerce’s Athena Awards. In 2012, she spoke at The White House in the Forum on Job Clubs in The United States, her focus being on employer engagement. Then in 2013, she was an award recipient by the Arizona Foothills for Women Who Move the Valley.