As a Consultant at FMA, Jessica enjoys leveraging her background in budgeting, financial analysis, and navigating complex processes/stakeholders to help nonprofits streamline operations and use data to make better decisions. Prior to FMA, Jessica served as an Associate Manager and Project Manager for the San Francisco Office of the City Administrator working on process-improvement initiatives, as well as a Labor Negotiations Analyst and a City Hall Fellow for the San Francisco Department of Human Resources where she performed financial impact analysis on labor and budget negotiation proposals.
While in graduate school, Jessica explored the intersection of government, business, and social sectors to creatively solve social problems as a Graduate Assistant for the Regulatory Reform for the 21st Century project and a Summer Fellow at US General Services Agency working on Challenge.gov. She continues to enjoy the many ways in which FMA collaborates with partners across sectors to deliver comprehensive fiscal management support to nonprofit organizations across the country.
Jessica holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University where she double majored in Public Policy and American Institutions, and Hispanic Studies.