Staff Members

Jessica Furino

Director of Events
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Jessica Furino plans and produces WPEO’s signature events, an average of 25 events per year, including the Breakthrough Breakfast, Annual Awards Breakfast, WBE to WBE luncheon, and all other regional programs.

Jessica began her career in the non-profit sector working in the Development Department of The Salvation Army’s Executive Headquarters. She continued to pursue her passion for orchestrating events throughout Manhattan as Special Events Associate for The 92nd Street Y, then as Meeting Planning Specialist for Hadassah responsible for large-scale events and conferences across the United States.

Jessica graduated from Lehigh University with a BA in English and Religion Studies. While at Lehigh, Jessica planned campus-wide events as a member of The Association of Student Alumni. Jessica is thrilled to be planning events for both the WPEO and WPO.