Jes Averhart

Co Chair - Community Impact Strategy and Funding Committee
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    Executive Director - Leadership Triangle

Jesica Averhart is the Executive Director of Leadership Triangle a non-profit established to educate and develop leaders that elevate the regional thought-leadership and activate change. Before taking the helm at  Leadership Triangle, Jesica served as the Director of Corporate Partnerships for Capitol Broadcasting - working with the American Underground and American Tobacco, a nationally acclaimed and world-class destination for everything from business to baseball. Over the last 5 years, Jes has bridged the relationships between the good work taking place within the community and the ideation taking place daily between companies. In doing so, she's managed the partnership relationships for Google, Google Fiber, Wells Fargo, Fidelity Labs, Lincoln Financial, Audi, Lenovo, IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Duke I&E, Coastal Federal Credit Union, Research Triangle Park, Blue Cross Blue Shield and others. Prior to her work with Leadership Triangle and Capitol Broadcasting, Jesica founded a boutique event production company specializing in providing professional event management services for organizations such as the Cincinnati Bengals & Cleveland Browns (NFL), Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA), The Procter & Gamble Company, Pepsi Cola North America, Novozymes, Time Warner Cable, NCACDSS, Cisco Systems, Del Monte as well as a growing number of companies based in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park.  Jes is active on the Boards of Youth Villages (Chair), Prevent Child Abuse NC (Chair), Nasher Friends Board, Carolina Theatre, United Way of the Greater Triangle and YMCA of Greater Durham.