For nearly twenty years, Jess has been committed to using sports as a vehicle driving growth within both communities and individuals. Before joining Sports Facilities Companies, Jess coached women’s basketball at several schools including the United States Military Academy, Furman University, Presbyterian College, and University of St. Andrews. Her ability to manage dynamic teams is an instrumental part of her success in the Vice President of Venue Management role for SFC.
In this position, Jess serves multiple venues in their initiatives to drive economic impact and develop programming to sustain community growth and visitation. In both management and advisory capacities, she leads teams focused on sustained growth and operational efficiency.
She was hired in 2015 to serve as the director of operations at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center before being promoted to general manager at that location in July of 2016.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Jessica was inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame and played college basketball at St. Bonaventure University. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in Sport Psychology from Boston University and an MBA from University of St. Andrews.
St. Bonaventure University, Allegany, NY
Boston University, Boston, MA – Masters in sport psychology
University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland – Masters in business administration