Jessica Jessen (ex officio)
Executive Vice President | FirstBank
Jessica Jessen is an Executive Vice President for FirstBank, an employee-owned bank with its roots beginning in Lakewood, Colorado in 1963. FirstBank has grown organically to over $27 billion in assets becoming one of the nation’s largest privately held banks and Colorado’s largest locally owned bank. Jessica has worked at FirstBank since 2004 and directs operations for retail operations, works with consumer, business, and non-profit clients on their banking and financing needs, and manages a workforce of over 100 employees and officers within the North Market.
Jessica is a Colorado native and enjoys spending time in the mountains with her husband, two young sons, and two dogs.
University of Northern Colorado – Bachelor of Science in Business Management, minors in Economics and Spanish, graduated summa cum laude
Pacific Coast Banking School, University of Washington – Certificate of Banking in masters-level extension program
Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission – 2017 to present
Brighton Economic Development Corporation, Executive Committee – 2022 to present
Horizon High School Career and Technical Education Advisory Board – 2010 to present
FirstBank Scholars Advisory Committee – 2012 to 2021
Brighton Housing Authority, Board Chair – 2010 to 2018