Jessica Avellino is executive assistant to The Tow Foundation’s president and board of directors. Initially hired in November 2020 as operations coordinator, Jessica transitioned to her current role as executive assistant in July 2021.

Reporting directly to the president, Jessica plays a critical role in supporting the Foundation’s president and board of directors through administrative and project management support to ensure the Foundation’s business and decision-making are effective and efficient.

Prior to her work with the Foundation, Jessica was the events coordinator at Accessories Council, a nonprofit international trade organization. Jessica also sits on the board of the Taylor Matthews Foundation, a nonprofit organization funding pediatric cancer research, and helps with its digital marketing and fundraising efforts. In her free time, Jessica loves reading, composing music and watching MasterChef.

Jessica graduated from Elon University in May 2020 with a B.S. in music production and recording arts and a minor in business administration.