Director of Business Development
Jessie joined Mercaris from The Howard G. Buffett Foundation where she was an Operations and Project Manager focused on the Foundation’s goals in food security, water security, conflict resolution and post-conflict development. Earlier, Jessie served as Executive Operations Assistant providing daily, on-site assistance to the CEO/ Chairman.
Prior to her role at the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, Jessie was a Senior Transportation Analyst at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM). In this position, she evaluated ADM’s entire supply chain financially and strategically, identified areas for improvement then developed and advanced changes. Earlier, Jessie was a Market Analyst in ADM’s international intermodal freight group. Jessie began with ADM in 2008 as a Commodity Merchandiser in Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois.
Jessie holds an M.B.A from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in International Relations from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.