Jessica has more than 17 years of experience in engineering design, project management, and lender and owner representative services. This experience includes schedule reviews, cost control processing, project team management, construction document review, contract review, and implementation of owner programs. Jessica has experience with municipal, educational, residential, commercial, office and mixed-use projects nationwide. Her strengths include strong communication skills, knowledge of industry practices and procedures, and a dedicated and thorough approach to all projects. A strong interest in math and buildings led Jessica into architectural engineering, but a desire to work with people and have an impact throughout the development process brought her to project management. Jessica has a degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Wyoming, and a Masters of Engineering in Construction Management degree from the University of Colorado-Denver. She is a licensed Professional Engineer, as well as a certified Project Management Professional. Jessica’s role as Managing Director at NV5 emphasizes her skills in bringing people together towards a common goal, asking the key questions, and following through with results.
Jessica is also a guest lecturer at numerous front range universities including Denver University, University of Colorado-Denver, and University of Wyoming. Jessica is also involved in departmental advisory boards at University of Colorado-Boulder, University of Colorado-Denver, and University of Wyoming. She is Secretary of the local chapter of the Construction Management Association of America, and also services as student liaison for their local collegiate chapters. Jessica is an advocate of women in the construction industry, and seeks to be a mentor for her internal team, and encourage students in their pursuits as well. Jessica’s pending publication through ASCE details recommendations for implementation on pull planning, which supports her desire to provide useful tools for the construction industry.