Jess Johnson

Senior Project Associate

Jess Johnson brings a decade of experience and a strong work ethic to her project management role, along with adaptability and diligence. She truly understands the immense value nonprofits provide and finds motivation in helping them better serve their communities. She feels that nonprofits can unite people across all backgrounds as they work together towards a common goal, creating an energy that is contagious. It is these qualities as well as nonprofits’ resourcefulness and creativity that is a constant source of inspiration for Jess.

As a senior project associate at BWF, Jess provides a wide range of administrative, research, and project management support to the daily workflow of client projects within the firm’s divisions. She coordinates project management and communicates project updates with consultants and clients. She strives to create and maintain positive working relationships, connecting people and resources, and ensuring multiple perspectives are always represented at the table.

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

Jess has volunteered for various food shelves and hunger relief nonprofits. She also served for two years on the board of Minnesota Alliance for Volunteer Advancement. When she’s not managing projects or volunteering, Jess loves spending time with her two young sons and husband and being outside as often as possible. She also enjoys all things cozy including campfires, reading, baking, and movies with her family.