Stirred by serving others to give back the countless blessings and opportunities she’s had in her life, Jessica exemplifies this through her pursuit as an electrical and lighting designer at BG Buildingworks. A Kansas native, Jess studied architectural engineering at Kansas State where she was able to channel her creative side through lighting design and utilize logical as she designs electrical systems. This combination is a perfect balance that challenges her mind every day and sets the stage for a perfect day being Jess’ being able to use a wide variety of her skills, creativity, math, logic, and communication. If an office environment that has dogs is thrown in, Jess’ workday is nearly picture-perfect – good thing all of BG’s offices welcome humankind’s best friend.

This One Time

Favorite childhood memories are soaked up in spending summers at the Lake of the Ozarks, her favorite place on earth. Time at the lake was filled with cousins and being on the water all day, water skiing and wakeboarding and finishing the day making homemade ice cream, shooting off bottle rockets, and getting all those freckles from time outside.

Too Cool for School

Coming from a tight-knit family, Jess grew up a die-hard Kansas City Chiefs’ fan and luckily when one of her brothers won a Draft King’s contest, he took her to the game. With sideline passes and box seats, it didn’t matter the that the temperatures were freezing, experience Arrowhead Stadium firsthand was magical and for Jess, an unforgettable first NFL game experience!

Where in the World is…

…Jess? As an engineering volunteer, Jess feels that she has been blessed with the opportunity in education and shares this opportunity being part of Engineers Without Borders. One of the coolest things she has done is travel to Guatemala, which was truly a life-changing experience and gave her the chance to truly help those in need.