Jessica Smyser

Cambridge MA
Jessica brings to CCTV over 14 years of progressive non-profit leadership experience. She comes to CCTV from the Academy for the Love of Learning in Santa Fe, a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by composers Aaron Stern and Leonard Bernstein where she championed the power of learning and the arts, creating connection, healing and justice for people of all ages. For the past four years, Jessica has also been an adjunct professor, teaching Leadership and Non-profit Management in the Van Loan School of Professional Studies at Endicott College. She previously lived in Cambridge for over 10 years, working as a Marketing Director at Cambridge-based Rounder Records; as General Manager at Somerville-based Q Division Records; and was a member of CCTV. She holds a BA in American Studies from Smith College and a Master’s degree from Claremont Lincoln University in Organizational Leadership.