Jessica Watkins began her professional career as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist in 2006 working with a variety of hospitals, independent physicians, cancer treatment facilities, and non-profit imaging organizations. During this time, she was afforded the opportunity to generate new patient leads and network with local area physicians to develop long lasting partnerships. Business development and marketing quickly became her strongest attribute. Jessica’s unique ability to connect with people allows for value-creating strategies that deliver results and build integrative solutions fostering business growth. After her exposure to marketing and business development she transitioned her career to marketing for a Houston based freestanding emergency room. Jessica was hired as the third marketing liaison in the company. Here she developed and implemented marketing strategies that enabled the organization to grow from five locations to more than thirty locations nationally during her tenure. In this role, Jessica worked closely with various municipalities, independent school districts, chambers of commerce and service-oriented volunteer organizations. Jessica has been recognized and awarded as a leader in those areas as, the Baytown Sun’s 20 under 40 and Crosby-Huffman Chamber of Commerce Employee of the year where she currently sits on the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Baytown serving as chair for the scholarship committee and was recently appointed to the Bridgehaven Children’s Advocacy Center Board of Directors.
Jessica attended the University of Texas Medical Branch and Galveston College where she received her degree in Allied Health. She received certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist and Computed Tomography Technologist. She has also served as a panelist at seminars and conferences as a recognized subject matter expert for emerging technologies in the nuclear medicine field.