Jessie was certified as a Peer Advisor in March 2012. She first became a worker owner 20 years ago when her co-op, Equal Exchange, had less than 20 members. During the time that it has grown to more than 120 members, she served on the Board as a Director and a Chair. Jessie's history at Equal Exchange includes sales, fulfillment, inventory, tech projects, and career development programs. Other relevant experiences include serving on the Board at a consumer grocery cooperative, consulting with home-based child care providers to write business plans, and developing workshops for a worker co-op incubator.