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Jessica Adams brings over fifteen years of experience working for the American Red Cross. In her current role, Ms. Adams helps develop strategic partnerships with local government, community, military, and business leaders to raise awareness and funds for the Red Cross mission. She provides leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s mission, strategy, and service delivery in the local community.
Prior to serving as the Executive Director for the Montgomery, Howard and Frederick Counties Chapter, Jessica served as the Executive Director for the City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and lent support to Washington, DC.
Jessica has expanded and supported volunteerism in the National Capital Region and managed a variety of programs including readiness programs, group and corporate engagement projects, and several government funded grants. In previous roles with Red Cross, Jessica has supported National Capital Region preparedness efforts through her work on multiple Urban Area Security Initiative grants to assess and propose standards for mass care provision, regional planning efforts, and concept of operations for a multi-jurisdictional response for National Capital Region ESF #6 Mass Care, Housing, and Human Services.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science from American University and is a graduate of the Leadership Center for Excellence’s Leadership Arlington Signature Program (’16) and Leadership Fairfax’s Emerging Leaders Program (’09).