Jessica Shappley, Director, Programs & Communications​

Jessica Shappley serves as Director, Programs and Communications at the Stennis Center for Public Service. 

Jessica attended Mississippi State University, where she earned a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication with a concentration in journalism. She is also a member of the American Society for Public Administration. 

Before she joined the Stennis Center, Jessica served as Vice President of Policy at Hope Policy Institute, the policy division of HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Federal Credit Union). Jessica was also a Senior Policy Analyst and a Policy Analyst at HOPE, where she promoted data-driven policy that created and supported economic opportunities for underserved communities in the Deep South. To contact Jessica, please email jessica@stennis.gov.

Jessica Shappley serves as Director, Programs and Communications at the Stennis Center for Public Service. She joined the Stennis Center in 2019.

Jessica attended Mississippi State University, where she earned a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree at a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication with a concentration in journalism. She is also a member of Pi Alpha Alpha and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies. 

Before she joined the Stennis Center, Jessica 

served as Vice President of Policy at Hope Policy Institute, the policy division of HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Federal Credit Union). Jessica was also a Senior Policy Analyst and a Policy Analyst at HOPE, where she promoted data-driven policy that created and supported economic opportunities for underserved communities in the Deep South. To contact Jessica, please email jessica@stennis.gov.

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One Research Boulevard, Suite 104, Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 325-8409 • Fax (662) 325-8623

201 Mass. Avenue, NE, Suite C-7, Washington, DC 20002 

(202) 546-1837 • Fax (202) 546-3841