Jessie Bender


Jessie joins us as the Operations Associate and as a certified Salesforce Administrator,¬†overseeing all of the organization’s systems and applications. She is a Colorado native with a BA from Metro State University of Denver and has over a decade of office administration¬†and coordination experience in a variety of fields.

Jessie is greatly inspired and motivated by the passion and values of the Greenhouse Scholars team. After living abroad and teaching English in both Thailand and Vietnam, she has a deep understanding of how valuable a strong community and support system can be for students of all types and backgrounds.

When Jessie isn’t camping, hiking, and exploring the mountains, she is traveling as often as possible through the US and overseas. She enjoys travel/landscape photography and spending time with her friends and family. She and her boyfriend, Jon, reside in Arvada, CO, with their canary and 50+ houseplants.