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Jess Regan

Jess Regan

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology


Jess Regan serves as the Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer at the Carnegie Mellon Institute for Strategy & Technology (CMIST). With a versatile background, Jess plays a pivotal role in shaping CMIST's public image and amplifying outreach efforts.

Adept at leading cross-functional teams, Jess works towards the creation and implementation of strategic marketing initiatives and events, maintaining brand consistency across all platforms. Prior to CMIST, Jess played a pivotal role as the program specialist at the Center for Security, Innovation, and New Technology at American University, overseeing multifaceted projects, event coordination, budget management, and more. Additionally, she builds upon prior roles as a social media director, professional photographer, and digital designer to spearhead transformative marketing campaigns and craft a captivating brand identity.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Jess's impact extends to community betterment. She has served in several roles on various NGO boards.

With her Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Rollins College and a Bachelor of Arts in both Advertising/Public Relations and Radio/Television Broadcasting from the University of Central Florida, Jess's multidimensional perspective shapes her approach. Her background as a licensed professional counselor, spanning about a decade, adds depth to her holistic perspective and overall approach. Jess’s unique blend of skills help to drive innovation and positive change at CMIST.