Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Jesse works closely with companies interested in locating and expanding in Chatham County. She is engaged from the initial project inquiry to announcement and facilitates client needs. Jesse continually develops, implements and manages SEDA’s Business Development strategic plan for developing product, attracting new business and supporting established businesses grow in Chatham County. Jesse supports workforce initiatives developed and identified by the Business Development team to support the continual growth of the Savannah area workforce. Previously, Jesse was Vice President of Business Development. Before her role as Vice President of Business Development she was a project manager for SEDA’s business development team and was WTCSav’s Manager of Programs and Trade Development where she managed inbound trade missions, outbound trade and investment development efforts and the planning, marketing and execution of Global Education Programs.