Jessica Allen

Throughout her over ten year career in the nonprofit sector, Jessica has focused on championing cross-team collaboration to scale impact and achieve organizational goals. As Propeller’s Chief of Staff, she leads key initiatives in support of operational and strategic priorities to advance the organization’s mission and vision. Jessica also serves as a liaison with the Executive Director to provide management oversight and coordination of programs and special projects. 

Prior to this role, Jessica served as Propeller’s Senior Health Program Manager. She continues to support those ventures who deliver healthcare services and address social determinants of health through the Impact Accelerator. Since 2017, she has provided technical assistance and coaching to over 25 business owners who have created 20+ jobs and reached over $700,000 in revenue and investment in New Orleans. 

Jessica is the Chair of the Advisory Board of the New Orleans Chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with a focus in Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Bryn Mawr College.