Photograph by Emily Deisroth.

Photograph by Emily Deisroth.

Short Bio:

Jessica is a facilitator, scribe, photographer, and designer who uses collaborative-based design processes to gain insight and empower change. She employs visual and systems thinking, mindfulness, storytelling, ethnographic research, cameras, markers, and Post-it notes. You could say, she helps a client make their work visible. As an entrepreneur, nature lover, photographer and former Naval Officer, Jessica brings a unique perspective that informs her design process and facilitation. Her interests include walking, traveling, reading, doodling, building community in her neighborhood, and being with her family. She is located in Tigard, Oregon where she lives with her son, husband, and two cats.

Clients Include:

Oregon Department of Agriculture

Concepts in Community Living

College Housing Northwest

Energy Trust of Oregon

Samara Group

Rotary Club of Portland

Confluence Environmental Center

Artisan Plastic Surgery

Great Camp Sagamore

Middlebury Institute

The Authentic Leadership Center at Naropa University

Training and Education:

Brain Based Coaching, NeuroLeadership Institute, 2018

Authentic Leadership Certificate, Naropa University, 2016

M.F.A. Pacific Northwest College of Art, Collaborative Design, 2015

M.S. Johns Hopkins University, Environmental Science and Policy, 2013

B.S. Oregon State University, Environmental Science, 2000