Jessica Klasinski, Operations Manager
Jessica began her nonprofit career over a decade ago. She has worked with various nonprofits whose missions have ranged from healthcare, arts, to human services. The five focus areas of Women’s Impact Fund are a perfect match for Jessica’s passions.
Born in New York, Jessica moved to Charlotte as a young child and grew up in and around the area. She graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BA in Communication Studies, returning to Charlotte, she worked in the development department at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, launching her nonprofit path. She moved to Southeastern Virginia where she managed the area’s food bank direct mail and social media programs. While in Virginia she also served as executive director for a local literacy based program that assisted low-income and/or homeless children.
Jessica is committed to Women’s Impact Fund and is inspired by the mission and the impact that the organization has in the Charlotte Mecklenburg community.
Sophia Rossell, Operations Assistant
Sophia comes to us from the Beth Monaghan for State Senate Campaign where she served as the Event Manager. Prior to the campaign, she worked as the Events Specialist at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas. Sophia is a 2017 graduate of Wake Forest University where she studied Politics and International Affairs. She also holds a Certificate in Business Essentials for Nonprofits from Wake Forest University Charlotte Center.