Jessica Gillette Joins UPI as Business Development Manager

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!

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