A life lesson that’s stayed with Jessica is that ‘relationships matter above all else.’ She believes real human connections are the path to a really fulfilling life. Whether she’s helping clients solve problems or people make their next career move, Jessica believes working hard — and working together — is the way to make things happen. She connects with her community too, regularly volunteering to support homeless shelters in DC. She truly exemplifies the power of believing in others.
We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan
Jessica’s commitment to matching clients with new leaders is rooted in her passion for building meaningful human connections. As a partner within our technology and professional services practices, she manages client relationships and leads every step of our engagements. She unleashes our clients' human potential by first and foremost taking the time to really listen and understand them. Jessica has been with Acertitude since 2018, first joining as principal.
Jessica has spent the last 20 years honing her recruiting and HR skills in the professional services, software, data analytics, and finance spaces. She previously worked as a director of recruiting for a private equity sponsored strategy and analytics SaaS company that was acquired by Mastercard in 2015. There, she collaborated with the firm’s C-Suite, managing their global experienced hiring, overseeing a team of recruiters, and contributing to employer branding initiatives.
Prior, Jessica led the full lifecycle recruiting process for the US offices of an international legal services outsourcing company. She has also held recruiting roles with private equity, finance, and professional services organizations and started her career in Big 4 accounting.
Jessica lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and son. On weekends, she is a dedicated baseball mom, who calls the diamond her second home.