Jessica Gendron, PRESIDENT

As President of The Center for Leadership Excellence, Jessica brings over 15 years of experience in leadership development and coaching, human resource consulting, and business leadership. In her former role as CEO of a young start-up, she had success growing the company, turning it into a thriving business; her core business focus was education and later expanded into an emerging technology business.

Jessica is sought out as a speaker, having addressed numerous organizations across the country. She has spent most of her career coaching women and individuals to grow and thrive professionally. In addition to her successful business and education experience, Jessica is an award-winning curriculum designer and was recently honored for her contributions to the industry she served in her last professional role.

At The Center For Leadership Excellence, Jessica’s core focus is working with organizations to become great places for women to work.  She works to engage key executive stakeholders, collect valuable organizational data, and help organizations better understand how to enhance their culture to attract, retain, and advance top female talent.

Jessica received a B.A. from Eastern Illinois University and a M.S. in Education from Indiana University – Bloomington.