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Jessica was born in Florida. She graduated from The University of
Florida with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, and Dual
Minors in Economics.

Her credits are in both features and television, including appearances on: Torchwood, Las Vegas, Method and Red, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Wild On E!, Art Mann Presents, and Street Stars, along with the features Change Your Life and Triangle. Jessica has had the pleasure of working alongside performers such as Lisa Ann Walter, Gary Busey, Gene Simmons, Mike Genovese and John Cothran.

Jessica has shot over 50 independent films, been cast in over 30 television roles, spoken at over 200 live events as an on-stage presenter, and performed in over 100 live improv shows. She loves performing both drama and comedy.

Jessica is an Owner of Springfield Films. She has produced television shows, pilots, feature films, feature trailers, commercials, music videos, web series and plays over the last ten years. Her credit list includes "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell" (Food Network), the pilot "Atomic Mom" (Lifetime), "Uncomfortable Conversations with Celebrities" (A&E), "Stung" (GSN), the pilot "Mike and Catfish" (MTV), and "Chef Brad's Five Star Tips". Commercials include Toyota and The LA Lakers.

Besides producing in television and commercials, Jessica has an extensive
award list for indie films. They include the Award Winning
features "Marfa Girl" (UPM) and "Holding Back" (Producer/UPM). More features include "Triangle", "The Last Treasure Hunt" and "Vanished". In addition, she produced nine more Award Winning shorts: "Notes on Lying", "Guitar Party Nightmare", "In Silence", "Man vs. Survival", "The Proposition", "I Am Neda", "Pull Down the Moon", "The Big Meet", and "Warehouse".

Her awards list on the indie film circuit includes: Best Film at Poppy
Jasper, Spirit of Moondance Award at the Moondance Int'l Film Festival,
People's Choice Award at London Shorts, Award of Merit at AOF Film
Festival, Best Narrative Short at the Virginia Film Festival, Best
Comedy at the Angeleno Film Festival, Special Jury Award at the Scary
or Die Film Festival, 4th Place at the Atom Tournament Film Festival,
Best Comedy at the Dam Short Film Festival, Audience Choice Award at
the Virginia Film Festival, Honorable Mention Los Angeles Movie Awards,
Best Feature Film at the Angeleno Film Festival, Winner Platinum Remi
Special Jury Award WorldFest Houston Int'l Film Festival, Finalist
American Pavilion at Cannes, Winner Best Int'l Short at Burbank Int'l
Film Festival, Winner Best Drama Short at AOF Film Fest, Winner Best
Short Film Under 30 Minutes at the World Music and Independent Film
Festival, Winner Honorable Mention at the Hollywood & Vine Film
Festival, Nominated Best Short Film at the Moondance Int'l Film
Festival, Top 25 in the 24-Hour LA Film Fest, LA Reels Film Festival
Honorable Mention Award, The Earth Award at Cinerockom Film Festival,
and Best Short Film at Frogtown Film Festival. She has numerous Other
Nominations and Official Selections.

As a web series Producer, she worked on the series "Lesbian Cops",
a 70's cop spoof. It has received critically acclaimed press from and TubefilterNews, among others, and has received over
2 million hits on-line. Another web series with Jessica as Field Producer
stars Jack Osbourne and is called "My Story". You can see it at: She recently launched the
webseries "Damon's Tiki Bar" and is in pre-production on the feature "Southern".

Jessica is a member of the Television Academy, the President of Neo Ensemble Theatre, and a member of SAG-AFTRA, Women In Film, The Theatrical Producers League of LA, and Women In Theatre.

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