Hi! I'm Jes.
I get sh*t done and have the energy of four people. My goal is talk transparently about and create fundamental change in People Operations. I’m a no BS kind of person focused on hands on engagement, real world experiences, and communicating about both successes and struggles in personal and professional realms. Key areas of expertise are:
Organizational Development, employee engagement, and people strategy
Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and how to use data to show tangible change
Invisible Disabilities, career, and employment
(Combating) Imposter Syndrome
Women in tech, startups, and entrepreneurship
Career coaching and talent development
E-Workbook education and self-advocacy
As Co-Founder of The Rise Journey, I work with growth stage companies to design and implement strategies to build the best team and develop a sustainable organizational culture. As the Director of People and Culture at TodayTix, I put theoretical People Ops ideas into best practices.
Speaker // panelist
Whether speaking at Tech Inclusion, Columbia University, at a local #WomenInBusiness meetup, or being interviewed about organizational culture for a podcast, my talks are engaging, transparently communicated with no BS, and memorable. I would love to bring one of my dynamic talks to your conference, college or business. All talks are based on real world experiences, success, and missteps around being a:
Watch: Solo Talk “How Invisible Disabilities Impact Performance, Tenure in Tech & Entrepreneurship” at Tech Inclusion SF