Jessica serves as a strategy consultant to ONE Neighborhood Builders. She works with the ONE|NB team on major initiatives, organizational strategy, and community development innovations.
Jessica has 20 years of experience working at the intersection of people, place, and money. She is the founding president of Local Return, a new nonprofit organization dedicated to building community wealth and resilience. As founder and principal of Good Worth Working For, a community consultancy, she supports organizations and leaders on strategy and change processes, program design, large and small convenings, and culture-building.
Previously, Jessica served as Executive Vice President of Strategy & Community Investments at the Rhode Island Foundation. She spent several years early in her career working on homelessness, affordable housing, and community development. She received a bachelor of arts from American University and a master of business administration from Bryant University.