Jessica Richards holds a Master of Business Administration
with nearly 20 years of business and leadership experience. Before becoming
Program Director, Jessica previously Jessica co-managed several
multi-million-dollar Verizon Wireless locations, and dual-department operations
for the Marketing and Supply Chain Departments at the Eli Broad College of
Business. She has also led recruiting, career development, and marketing for
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 as a Military Police Officer. Jessica
was awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals and is
decorated with many national awards from her eight years of honorable service.