Jessica joined ALFA International in 2004 as a Coordinator of Events & Member Services. She then worked for several years as the Marketing Manager before attaining her current role as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining ALFA International, she worked in the marketing department of the Chicago-based law firm of Gardner, Carton & Douglas, LLP (now Drinker Biddle & Reath). She is a graduate of the University of Iowa (Go Hawkeyes!). In her spare time Jessica participates in various races and triathlons and enjoys swimming with her Chicago Smelts Masters Swim Team.