Jessica Hickman Schneider has been working with nonprofit organizations since 1997. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Mental Health Technology from MCP-Hahnemann University in 1997. Jessica also earned a Master's Degree in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University in 2003. Her passion for the "under dog" has lead her to champion several nonprofit causes which she is passionate about, including mental health, the environment, education and women's health.

Jessica facilitates workshops and teaches classes on grant writing for Main Line School Night, Chester County Night School and Owen J. Roberts Adult Education. She has also lectured on event fundraising and managing government funding contracts. Jessica's professional proposal writing has helped raise well over $1,000,000 for various organizations in the Delaware Valley.

Jessica is an active volunteer with Compeer of Suburban Philadelphia, an organization that pairs volunteers with people who are in mental health recovery in one to one, supportive friendships. She has been matched with her Compeer friend since 1995. Jessica was appointed by Governor Corbett to the Montgomery County Advisory Council to the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. She is also an active volunteer in the Boyertown Area School District.

Jessica has been married to her wonderful husband since 1997 and is probably driving her daughter to an after-school activity right now, as you are reading this!