Assistant Director of Capacity Building
Jessica Wise joined The Financial Clinic in October 2016 as the Assistant Director of Capacity Building.
Through training, technical assistance, and relationship building, she helps partner agencies develop their capacity to embed financial security strategies into their current workflow to better serve their customers.
Prior to joining the Clinic, Jessica assessed Hurricane Sandy impacts and post-hurricane disaster recovery needs in New York City, Nassau and Suffolk County, New York with a focus on economic development. Jessica has also coordinated nonprofit international exchange programs and served as an English teacher in Jeju, South Korea.
She received her B.A. in International Relations and minors in Economics and History from Knox College.
When outside the office, Jessica enjoys going to comedy shows, trivia nights, and attempting to utilize her gym membership at least once a month.