Jessica Kennedy


Jessica joined Fairmount Park Conservancy as the Controller in late
March 2021. She joins the Conservancy with over 10 years of non-
profit accounting experience. Throughout her career she has led
teams of up to 8 staff, while overseeing cash management of assets
over $500 million. Jessica has experience providing analysis and
insight at the C-Suite and Board levels to support strategic and
budgetary goals. She has also led annual audits, assembled financial
statements, and supervised fund management external reporting.

Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Philadelphia
University (Jefferson University-East Falls). In addition, she has her
MBA from Villanova University with specializations in Data Analytics,
Finance, and Strategic Management. Jessica enjoys the accounting
profession, especially the technology that helps to get the job done.
However, she also appreciates time outdoors with her family, away
from electronics to unwind and relax.