Jesse’s career began in advertising and television, before taking a turn towards public service.
As a consultant working in the realms of politics, non-profits, and business ventures that strive to be a solid partner in the community, Jesse has furthered local and state interests. The organizations he has worked with include the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati Museum Center, MR/DD, public school districts, public transportation, public housing, organized labor, safety services and various other community amenities and resources. From 2004 through 2006 he served as a Director at Stepping Stones Center in Indian Hill, a United Way affiliated non-profit working with individuals with disabilities.
Jesse grew up in Cincinnati and graduated from the Summit Country Day School. He attended Beloit College in Wisconsin, where he was a two-sport athlete, before graduating with Honors from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree.
Jesse and his son, Jackson, live on their family farm in New Richmond.