Jessica Strunkin serves as MassDevelopment’s lead staff person in Devens with oversight of its Departments of Public Safety (including Fire and Police), Environmental Engineering, Public Works, Recreation, and Utilities.
Jessica joined MassDevelopment in February 2019. Prior to that, she served as deputy director of the 495/MetroWest Partnership, where she worked in various roles since 2008, overseeing operations and government affairs for public-private collaboration with businesses, municipalities, and other stakeholders in a 35-community region to help encourage and support sustainable economic growth. She previously served as government affairs director for the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Boston University, where she was honored with the Department Graduate Prize for Excellence in International Relations.