Background on Jessica
Accounting Background: I have about five years of accounting experience. Before joining Stride, I was the Assistant Accounting Manager for a wholesale produce company. I wore a lot of hats in my previous position, but mostly I managed all AR matters, payroll, as well as training and development of other team members.
My Accounting Superpower: I’m great at finding efficient pathways for achieving goals.
What is the Principle at Stride You Connect with the Most: Practice empathy – I think this is one of the most important principles when it comes to embedding our product into our clients’ decisions. First we must understand they’re perspective and what they are trying to accomplish. It is also an important principle in day-to-day life when dealing with people in general.
Where I Live: Detroit, MI
Hobbies: Going to the gym, trying new food, traveling
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris or Bahamas – depends on the season.
Stores I Like: Express, TJ Maxx, Target, Lorde & Taylor
Why I Work at Stride: Stride exudes a strong company culture, vision, and goals.