Jess began her career with Kemper Capital Management in 2001. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 2004, where she majored in workforce education and development. Jess has obtained her Series 6 and Life/Health insurance licenses. Her primary role is working with the firm’s corporate retirement plans. She assists participants with questions regarding their retirement accounts, assists plan trustees with their ongoing duties, and works closely with Kemper’s advisors to ensure clients receive exceptional, personalized service. Her position with the firm aligns with her life-long goal and passion for helping others.
Jess teaches Wednesday youth night, as well as Sunday School to first and second graders. She also sings with her church’s praise team. Jess loves spending time with her family and being outdoors. Whether it’s going on a ride on the four-wheeler, spending time on the farm, or dodging paintballs from the paintball war taking place in the woods, there is never a dull moment. Jess has been married to her high school sweetheart, Eric, since 2000. They have two children and a small village of neighborhood children they like to call their own as well!