Jessica was born in Long Beach, California and lived in various cities in Southern California while growing up. She graduated High School in Lake Elsinore, CA in 1994, then lived by the coast for a few years before attending a trade school. She received a Certificate in Secretarial Studies at Clearfield UT Job Corps in 1997. While working for a temporary agency a year later, she was placed in an Accounts Payable position, and fell in love with accounting. Over the past 2 decades, Jessica has worked in various leveled accounting roles, including AP Supervisor, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Accounts Receivable in various industries in California and Arizona. In 2012 Jessica obtained her AA Degree in Accounting while working full time and raising a family, taking classes online. Jessica has attended many training and educational seminars over the years including an IRS Tax Forum, Sales/Use Tax training, Generally Accepted Accounting Practices and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, to name a few. Jessica moved to Casper from Arizona to be closer to her Mother, and accepted a position with Grooms & Harkins, P.C. in 2018 as an Accounting Services Specialist.
In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, and enjoying outdoor activities. She loves books, music and concerts, as well as traveling. Most of all Jessica enjoys new experiences and opportunities for growth and learning as she believes knowledge is power.