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Jessica Richards

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Director of M.S. in Marketing Research Program
Department: Marketing
Office:
Minskoff Pavilion
651 N Shaw Ln Rm M100U
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-1669
  • Biography
    Jessica Richards is the Senior Masters Program Director of the #1 ranked Master of Science in Marketing Research Program. She holds a Master of Business Administration with over 20 years of business and leadership experience. Before her current role, Jessica managed administration for both the Marketing and Supply Chain departments at the Eli Broad College of Business. Preceding her time at MSU, Jessica co-managed several multi-million-dollar Verizon Wireless locations. She has also led recruiting, career development, and marketing for The Michigan Army National Guard, primarily assisting new soldiers and officers. Jessica also achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant in the Michigan Army National Guard and is a military combat service veteran who served overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Jessica was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals and is decorated with many national awards due to her eight years of honorable service.
  • Education
    Masters Master of Business Administration 2013, The University of Phoenix Arizona
    Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management 2011, The University of Phoenix Arizona
    Associates Associate of Science, Business/Commerce, General 2008, Lansing Community College
  • Awards
    • 2021 Broad College Distinguished Staff Award
      Highly recognized and selected as the recipient of the prestigious Broad College
      Distinguished Staff Member Award for all 2021, similar to receiving the "Employee of the
      Year" award.
  • Media Mentions

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