Jessica L. Abensour

Partner and Senior Vice President, Raleigh, NC

202-374-3383 \ [email protected]

Jessica has 20 years of experience in strategic communications, corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability and public affairs. She works with clients to develop and implement internal and external communication strategies to engage key audiences, drive social and business value and improve reputation.

At VOX, Jessica co-leads the CSR and corporate reputation practice group, developing the company’s capabilities and client work in strategic philanthropy, ESG (environment, social and governance) and employee engagement. Her work in these areas encompasses strategic planning, message development, measurement, reporting and executive positioning.

Jessica works/ has worked with a wide variety of corporate and foundation clients, including AT&T, Hershey’s, the Biden Foundation, Bank of America, Ingersoll Rand/Trane Technologies, Animal Supply Company and more, excelling in for-profit and non-profit and B2C and B2B environments.

In addition to co-leading VOX’s CSR work, Jessica is part of the senior leadership team and directs the firm’s professional development program and client service taskforce. She is a speaker at a variety of events and conferences, including the Public Affairs Council, the Conference Board and the US Chamber of Commerce.

Jessica graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in Ohio with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science and a Master of Arts degree in Political Management with a concentration in Corporate Public Affairs from The George Washington University.

Growing up in Cincinnati, she’s a huge fan of Graeter’s Ice Cream and spent her younger years training as a nationally competitive gymnast. She enjoys traveling, watching and reading suspense thrillers and spending time with her husband and two children.