Jessica Rodriguez brings more than 14 years of experience in oversight and leadership of customer-facing and administrative support operations in healthcare and scientific research. She is adept at cost-effective financial stewardship, planning, and profit/loss ownership. As a former director of food and nutrition, Jessica demonstrated a refined expertise of restoring and improving departmental performance and service levels. Jessica offers an effective interpersonal style that actively fosters productive relationships with internal and external partners, representing a wide variety of professional backgrounds.
Jessica’s healthcare industry experience includes:
As Director of Food and Nutrition for Morrison Management Specialists, Jessica took on a pivotal leadership role within the food and nutrition department with a critical mandate in restoring and improving the department’s performance in employee engagement. She did this while assuming oversight of key departmental functions in budget management, human resources, workforce-management relations, and process improvement.
Jessica was brought on board as Bionutrition Research Manager for the University of Virginia with this National Institute of Health-funded research operation in bio-nutrition research to manage a limited budget with significant constraints on capital and operational purchasing while providing for the creation of metabolically balanced diets in support of investigations.