Jessica Kohnen is a founding partner at hyve, a consulting firm that supports organizations and people who are doing things that matter. Jessica helps her clients by strategizing, facilitating, and developing leadership practices to achieve harmony at work and to move great missions forward faster.
Before starting hyve, Jessica worked in the non-profit sector for nearly two decades, with a consistent focus on improving the health and well-being of vulnerable populations. Jessica led two non-profit organizations, Evergreen Health Care and Playworks Baltimore, in the role of Executive Director, and held other roles in various nonprofits, including the Family League of Baltimore, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Jessica has a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Vassar College, and a Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. Jessica serves on the board of City Neighbors Charter School, and actively participates in volunteer fundraising each year via a 140-mile weekend bike ride for Moveable Feast. Jessica lives with her family in Baltimore City.