Jessica Gillette Joins UPI as Business Development Manager
UPI (Utility Professionals Inc.) has welcomed Jessica Gillette, CPSM to the firm as Business Development Manager. Jessica has worked for UPI in a part-time capacity over the last three years providing marketing + branding guidance. We are excited to bring her on board full-time.
Jessica’s core responsibilities include leading + managing all business development + client relations for UPI. She will lead the firm’s strategy in growing our project + client portfolios, as well as expansions into other geographic locations. Additionally, she will lead, develop + implement all marketing strategies for the firm to continue positioning ourselves as a leading Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) firm within the Virginia, DC + Maryland markets. Jessica led + designed UPI’s rebranding strategy in 2017 and will continue to bolster the firm’s reputation through its messaging and branding.
A Northern Virginia native, Jessica has close to eight years of experience within the land development industry with a focus on civil engineering. In previous roles, she has increased content engagement exponentially, produced informational videos, increased website traffic through social media engagement + planned successful events – in person + virtual.
Jessica is highly involved in SMPS DC and served as Chair of Special Events on the 2018-2020 Board. She earned her Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) accreditation in 2018. Jessica is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University, receiving her B.S. in Marketing in 2011. In her free time, Jessica enjoys working out, performing stand-up comedy + spending time with her two-year-old son.
Please join us in welcoming Jessica to the UPI team!