New Member: Jessica Lindquist

     This sunshine girl was born and raised in South Florida in a suburb of West Palm Beach called Wellington, home to international polo matches. She attended the University of Central Florida for undergraduate and graduate school, earning a bachelor's degree in advertising and public relations and a master's degree in nonprofit management.

     Post-college she moved to Washington, D.C. to start a career in the nonprofit industry working seven years in development managing different programs for various nonprofits. She also worked for C-SPAN during the 2012 presidential election, traveling the country and stopping at all the caucuses, primaries and debates along the way. She hung up her fundraising hat two years ago and began working for W2 Communications. She has found her niche and has gained tons of skills and on-the-job training and a true passion for public relations. W2 Communications is a PR agency based in McLean, Virginia and their clients are in cybersecurity, technology, telecommunications and the bio-medical industries. In her role as a senior account executive she manages the day-to-day media activities for their clients.

    Jessica is currently engaged to a Navy pilot and is tying the knot in October of this year. She’s an avid yogi, enjoy reading books about history, especially about presidents and first ladies. She loves trying new recipes and makes her fiancé the guinea pig. She also enjoys exploring new places whenever she has the opportunity. She makes her home in Norfolk and has a Boxer named Chopper who is a big mama's boy.

    Jessica joined the chapter to become more involved in the community, meet new people and share her knowledge with budding PR professionals in the PR industry.

    You can find Jessica on Facebook @JessLindquistPR and on LinkedIn. 

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