The Network is adding eight great members to our Leadership Council in 2017, and we sat down with new council member Jessica Harmison to get caught up on her recent career move, her stake in a local food product, and her favorite thing about being a YP in Springfield. Read on to learn more!
Tell us a little about your day to day role and responsibilities within your organization.
I am very excited to be joining Maxon’s Diamond Merchants and begin training in December 2016! I was previously with The Whitlock Company here in town.
What might someone be surprised to learn about you?
I am a part owner of Float Trip Pickles.
How long have you lived in Springfield?
I moved here when I was a month old, so 29 years.
How did you first get involved with The Network?
Many of my friends enjoy the Network and encouraged me to join. Summer Fest was the first event I attended and it was awesome!
What other organizations or causes are you involved with?
Rotaract Club of Springfield and Big Brothers Big Sisters
In your opinion, what's the best part of being a young professional in Springfield?
I love the network of new friends coming together to help so many great causes!