Barleh “Jessica” Johnson joined Career TEAM in 2019 as Executive Director in Washington, DC. Jessica has 15 years of management, sales, and contracting experience working in the for-profit, non-profit and government sectors. Previously, Jessica managed the group purchasing and strategic sourcing of the Community Purchasing Alliance’s 75 member community institutions in the Washington DC region. Jessica’s focus was growing membership in the MD-DC-VA metro region and building new programs to meet the needs of members. Prior to that, she led a team at EDSI where she assisted with the procurement of $2 million in annual contracts and oversaw the daily operations of the TANF program that enrolled over 1,500 program participants each year. Jessica holds a bachelors degree in Political Science and International Studies from Elmira College in NY and Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Jessica is an avid traveler, lover of exotic cuisine and reality TV.