Jessica (Jess), Principal & Founder of JESSCO Public Relations & Digital Marketing Agency is a seasoned Marketing & Communications expert with over 20 years of industry experience. Jess holds a B.A. Degree from Laurier University, in addition to a Post-Graduate Corporate Communications Diploma from Sheridan College. Jess’ passion for Communications combined with her years of experience and work ethic make her an unstoppable force within the industry.
Her agency works across a number of industries with a specialty in cannabis, healthcare, with a focus on supporting and advancing start-ups and passionate entrepreneurs.
Jess is a PR in Canada Top 40 Under 40 & WOW Mom award recipient, and recognized as a Top 50 Cannabis Heroes in Canada. She is a prominent female thought leader in the Cannabis space having been seen in media outlets such as: The Globe & Mail, The Star, CBC Parents, London Inc, The Growth Op, Hi Friends Podcast, CBC, Blysscloud, Cannabis Wiki, The Pivot Podcast, Humble & Fred Radio, Scaling Cannabis, Business of Cannabis, Canndora, The Haze Podcast, Today’s Parent, The Growth Op 2021 , Cannabis Industry Trailblazer, Adcann, and many more….
Jess currently sits on the advisory board of O’Cannabiz, Breaking The Stigma (BTS), Medicinal My Way, Crossing All Bridges, Cannabis For Harm Reduction, and is the Volunteer Marketing Director for Athletes for CARE. She is also currently a board member of the Brantford Rotary Club and the Telemedicine Association of Canada. In her spare time (which she has very little of!) she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She is a proud Autism sister and mother, this fuels her passion for autism, neurodiversity, and special needs advocacy, which you’ll often find her tweeting about.