Jenessa was born and raised in Wisconsin and is the eldest of three children. She moved to Charlotte in May 2015 to join her husband when he landed his dream job and has enjoyed trying to find cheese and beer that rivals that of Wisconsin. Jenessa and her husband love traveling, golfing, and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers in basketball and football.
Jenessa graduated from Ripon College with a Bachelors degree in Politics and Government. During that time, she was an active member of Alpha Chi Omega. After graduation she pursued another passion – Retail Management. She was able to develop strong leadership and communication skills during this time. Jenessa spent many successful years with a popular convenience store chain, progressing several times to a busier store within the company. She enjoyed forming relationships with both customers and associates at each location. In 2014 Jenessa returned to school to pursue paralegal studies. She will graduate with an ABA approved Paralegal Certificate and a Risk Management & Insurance Certificate in December 2015.
Jenessa was fortunate to have been raised by both parents. She developed a strong work ethic and learned strong customer service skills early on while working at her parents’ grocery store. She understands every family has a story and is always willing to take time to listen to anyone without judgment.