Jess believes that storytelling is essential to marketing that makes an impact. Her MBA in nonprofit management and marketing reflects that. She served for six years as executive director of the Yoga Seed Collective, Sacramento’s only nonprofit yoga studio, before jumping into the marketing world by running sales and strategy for 3Fold Communications. She is currently the CEO and founder of JSR Strategies, https://jsr-strategies.com/, a powerhouse group of creative communications consultants which has won national and international awards with clients including Electrify America, Pioneer Community Energy, the University of Massachusetts, the City of Tempe, and the American Red Cross.
Why did you join Impact 100? I was looking for a way to be with amazing women and make an impact in our community.
What is your favorite aspect about Impact100? Supporting nonprofits in our community.
What is your favorite local restaurant? Andy Nyugens https://andynguyensvegetarian.com/
What are your hobbies? Surfing, snowboarding, reading, traveling, learning languages.
What is your favorite travel destination? Mongolia.
What is a place you haven’t traveled but would love to? Antarctica
If you could have an hour lunch with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why? My dad. He died when I was in college.
Thank you to all of our applicants, finalists and volunteers. Read their submissions at the links above. Hear their pitch and vote on which two nonprofits will receive $100,000 grants on October 5 (RSVP required).