Jessica Wright Director of School Services, President's Office

What are three things you never leave home without?

My glasses, my music (I can't get through the day without Beyoncé and Lady Gaga), and Burt’s Bees tinted lip balm.

What is a quote that you love?

“What other people think of me is none of my business” – Ru Paul

“I am different. I am an original. And like everyone else, I am here to take up space in the universe. I do so with pride.” – Shonda Rhimes

What cheers you up?

Listening to music I love, with people I love.


Jessica has been with CS&A since 2015, working both as the President’s Assistant and as the Director of School Services. Prior to her position with CS&A, she worked as a Sales Manager at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, MA.

During her time at CS&A, she has been an integral part of the Conference Team, running the school side of our hiring conferences.

Jessica is an active participant in the CS&A Diversity Committee, which organizes our annual FORUM/Diversity and meets regularly to discuss topics around DEI. She is also a part of the planning group for the annual CS&A Women’s Institute. Promoting equity and inclusion has always been a passion of Jessica’s and she is thrilled that in her role at CS&A she can be a facilitator for continued learning with the school communities we partner alongside.

On the leadership search side, she has assisted in a number of head of school searches throughout her time at the firm including Greenhill School (TX), The Lovett School (GA), Belmont Hill School (MA), Asheville School (NC), Rabun Gap Nacoochee School (GA), and Deerfield Academy (MA).

Jessica lives in Witchcraft Heights in Salem, MA with her husband and two cats.