Jessica Zenker: Engagement Specialist (Rochester)
Jessica Zenker (she/her) comes to the team with over 17 years of experience within the hospitality industry. Mostly skilled as a Guest Service Representative for the Hilton Hotel Brands her roles also included Sales Coordination, Hospitality Accountant, Credit Management, and leading the opening of new properties. A participant in Rochester's Certified Tourism Ambassadors program, she is a strong support professional who grew up in Rochester.
Outside of her work, Jessica spends her time as a devoted Mother of two. She enjoys time with her family, walks with her dogs, hiking, and gardening. She has a passion for interior design, travel, and social leisure experiences. She is also a huge animal lover who cares about our environment greatly. She was a participant for several years in the Litter Bit Better program, actively practices recycling and reusing of items, and is known to help keep her community and neighborhood clean. She gains satisfaction in leaving places better than she found them. She has an eye for and cares deeply about social and environmental issues, human interactions, and helping others. She is a believer of science, research, and education and hopes to make a positive impact through her work.
Her influences include: Music, performance art and comedy, anything natural. There is something to be said about the creative power of nature, and there is nothing like it.
Places that have influenced her include: Rochester, MN, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Palm Springs, CA, Key West and Clearwater, FL the Kennedy Space Center, the Rocky Mountains, Duluth, Bemidji, and Lake Itasca in Northern Minnesota. The ocean, many lakes and rivers, natural forests, and wooded areas, and the sky from 13,000 feet!
Contact Jessica at: firstname.lastname@example.org