As the Online Community Coordinator for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Jessica manages the social media for the Communications Department. Jessica is a Marine Corps veteran of nine years where she served as a combat correspondent and marketing and public affairs specialist. She deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan during 2014 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She is attending Berkeley College for her B.B.A. in Fashion Merchandising and Management with a focus in Digital Communications. She has extensive experience in content creation and management, deliberate planning and developing social media strategies, as well as developing brand awareness and online reputations.