Originally from New Jersey, Jess traveled cross country to the University of California Davis where she graduated with a degree in Psychology. Right after graduation she had the opportunity to spend a few months teaching English to students in a small country near Turkey.
Jess joined Boston Business Concepts at the end of August in 2012. She is a natural at creating personal relationships and always maintains a positive attitude. Jess was promoted to Corporate Sales Trainer after four days of joining the BBC team and remains motivated to keep moving up within the company.
What was your previous work experience before joining BBC?
“Before BBC I was a gymnastics coach. I taught levels 4-8 but I would have to say that my favorite was the level 8 group. They were more skilled and interested in doing difficult things.”
Since working here at BBC what was the best piece of advice that someone here gave you?
“I think that the best advice I’ve gotten would be if you give 100% all the time then you can achieve anything that you want to do.”
What is your favorite piece of advice that you like to pass on to those that you train?
“I would say to always maintain a positive attitude.”
What is it that you like best about what you do here at BBC?
“I love the people that I work with and the relationships that I have made here in the office.”
Do you have any claims to fame?
“I don’t really have a claim to fame but I was the captain of my gymnastics team and the bar champion in 2011.”
What is your long term goal?
“My long term goal is to travel to Thailand and teach English.”
If I were to go out to your car right now either what CD would be playing?
“Christmas music, I love Christmas music! On a regular basis though I like Taylor Swift and Eric Church.”
What is your favorite place that you have traveled thus far?
“So far my favorite place that I have traveled is Istanbul, Turkey. It’s so exotic, different and beautiful. The culture, the history and the food was all so amazing. Their food is kind of Mediterranean influenced; they have a certain way of grilling and spicing their meat and they serve a lot of vegetables in red sauce.”