Jessica joined the Hood Museum of Art in April of 2016. As the Hood’s business officer she oversees the institution’s financial and administrative operations. She ensures the optimal use of the museum’s resources through the development and management of the museum’s budget, human resources, and facilities. Serving as a key administrator and advisor to the deputy director and director, she provides strategic analysis and input to advance the museum’s mission. Prior to coming to the Hood, she was a senior administrator at the Geisel School of Medicine where she gained extensive experience in the oversight of philanthropic funds and in grant management. Jessica has a bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Maine.