B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
M.P.Aff., LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
Jessica O'Mary serves as assistant director for A Community for Education (ACE), which is dedicated to helping all children develop a strong foundation in literacy skills during their first years in school. Jessica works with ACE director Mary Ellen Isaacs to raise funds to support this mission.
Before joining the ACE staff in January 2010, Jessica worked at the KDK-Harman Foundation and as development director for GENaustin (Girls Empowerment Network). She has also done consulting work in nonprofit management, focusing on fundraising and strategic planning.
Jessica has a masterís degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin with a specialization in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies. She is also a 2009 alumna of Leadership Austin's Emerge class.