Jessica joined the New Mexico team in 2022 as the Campaign Manager for the New Mexico Fair Courts Initiative. Jessica is a New Mexico native who graduated from UNM in 1999 with a degree in Advertising and Communications. After college, she worked as an account executive for the premiere advertising agency in the state. During her time at the agency, she worked with brands such as United Way, CNM, and the UNM Cancer Center.
In 2007, she moved into the non-profit field as Marketing and Development Executive for New Mexico AIDS Services. From there, she continued to move up in the organization until, in 2015, she was named Chief Executive Officer. During her tenure at New Mexico AIDS Services, she helped to develop affordable housing for people with HIV and secured more than $7 million dollars in grants and contracts.
In addition to her role as CEO, Jessica also served as the board president for the New Mexico Advertising Federation and as a volunteer for Animal Humane NM.