Jess Willey – Director of Marketing
Jess Willey joined the Oregon Wine Board in May 2014, shortly after moving to Oregon from New York City. Her marketing experience includes seven years at Unilever, a global consumer packaged goods company, managing food and beverage brands in the U.S. and the U.K. Most recently, Jess was a brand manager for wine and spirits importer Palm Bay International, managing marketing and promotional programs for a portfolio of Italian, Portuguese and Chilean wine brands.
Jess studied engineering as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She has also completed the Wine & Spirits Education Trust Level 2 and Level 3 programs, completing both with distinction.
When not working to promote Oregon wine, Jess can be found at live music shows, exploring other countries, hiking in the hills, and getting acquainted with her newly adopted hometown of Portland.