Jessica Perkins
Grow Missouri, Inc.

Jessica has accumulated 20 years of experience as an eligible Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) directing major civic projects that combine collaborative development, regional workforce strategies, and strategic planning. She was awarded a Top 25 Minority Business by the Saint Louis American newspaper and the Saint Louis Business of the Year under Saint Louis Mayor Francis Slay. She served as the Public Engagement Lead for the City of Saint Louis Sustainability Plan and East-West Gateway Council of Government’s Great Streets Initiative, Phases I through III. Jessica facilitated the 40-member citizens advisory board process for City Arch River (2013-2015), as well as the Great Rivers Greenway Bike Sharing Feasibility Study. In early 2017, she served as a Community Engagement Specialist for the Saint Louis City Police Commissioner Community Forums. Jessica holds a Ph.D from Saint Louis University with MBA in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is a Vice President of New City School, and a member of the Bridgeton Police Commission.

Contact: (314) 896-0375

Additional Team Members:

  • Travis H. Brown
  • LeJuan Strickland
  • Stephanie Lewis
  • Jeff Aboussie
  • Laura Reeves