In her role as People and Culture Partner, Jessica consults with our clients on all aspects of HR, including setting first-time leaders up for success in leadership development programs, managing complex employee relations issues, and delivering workshops to redefine and reframe company culture. She takes pride in collaborating with her teammates to develop and implement solutions that satisfy our client organizations’ particular needs.
An experienced coach who has fine-tuned the art of active listening—she practices it, teaches it and lives it. Jessica prioritizes building relationships that serve both sides with equal richness. Collaborative and constructive in her approach to working with others, she enjoys the privilege of coaching and leading other team members to find confidence in themselves, and in turn to maximize success in their roles. Jessica has worked with all roles, from C-suite and VPs to front-line managers and individual contributors.
Jessica’s team members and clients trust her to know the work will be done—and done well. She loves researching and keeping on top of new best practices. A published writer, Jessica understands the influence of the written word; her ability to engage audiences and evoke emotion translates to top-shelf communication, presentation and facilitation. Above all, she’s passionate about truly partnering with others, and brings a growth mindset that ensures she’s always learning.
I’ve always gravitated to anything and everything people. I knew I wanted to be in business, and HR was an opportunity to enrich the lives of people—people who work hard every day. That was very appealing to me
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Business Management at the University of Toronto and completed her human resources certificate at Seneca College. She brings over ten years’ experience in human resources leadership from initiatives in talent management, performance management, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging, and learning and development. Her CHRL (Chartered Human Resources Leader) designation is in progress.
Jessica is an avid reader and a solid fan of Maya Angelou, whom she admires as a gifted writer and whose works inspire her to want to be a better person every day. A devoted writer herself, Jessica has 20 published articles and is currently working on her first novel. In an alternate universe, she might spend her days crafting fiction or anchoring Entertainment Tonight to satisfy her love of pop culture.