As Communications Director, Strategic Partnerships, Jessica Lass designs broad communications strategies to highlight the Foundation’s activities and helps to integrate brand and reputation management efforts into both the Strategic Partnerships and Strategic Communications programs. She also provides guidance to leadership, colleagues, grantees, and other stakeholders to support all communications activities.
Jessica joins Energy Foundation from roles at Aclima and Tipping Point Community, where she managed brand identity, broadened awareness of programs, worked directly with grantees and funders, and delivered top-tier press coverage to advance the work of both organizations. She previously served as the Senior Press Secretary for the Natural Resources Defense Council where she managed complex statewide and national media campaigns ranging from climate, clean energy, and transportation, while working with diverse local and national coalitions to tell on-the-ground stories and score positive press hits in key districts.
Jessica received her B.A. in Communications from the University of Denver, with minors in History, Leadership, and Music.