Jess brings experience in publishing, media and journalism paired with a love for food, and more than fourteen years with the Marché team. A native Oregonian, she holds a BA in Economics and Business, and a MS in Journalism– in another life, her byline showed up in the food and wine press. She began as the Catering Director in 2005, and has since taken on a greater role in general company management, guiding business planning and management for all departments. As Creative Director, she is responsible for establishing and maintaining the brand standards company wide and working on new project development.
Jess is also active in the community, serving on a number of boards that support healthy food systems, parks and active youth. In 2013, she was named a 20-Under-40 Rising Business Star by the Register Guard.