Co-Founder, Seeds to Inspire
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Jessica Smothermon is Director of Operations with Cleantech Open. She also is the Senior Advisor of Human Capital Management for the smallMatters Institute. Jessica served as the Governor's Liaison for two Arizona governors to the US Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. She directed Arizona's 2010 census campaign, staffed the Arizona Data Estimates and Projections Taskforce, and oversaw the development of the state's population estimates, forecasts, and labor statistics.
With Apollo Education Group she worked as Director of Strategic Partnerships in External Affairs working with nonprofits in STEM. She previously served on Cleantech Open's Board of Director's.
Jessica has a BS from New York University Stern School of Business in both Economics and International Business. Her master's degree is in industrial/organizational psychology. Jessica released her first cookbook, Plant-Based Kitchen Adventures in 2014. Another one is in the works!