- Talent Programs Manager and Executive Director, Leadership Owensboro
Jessica Kirk is the Chamber’s Talent Programs Manager and Executive Director of Leadership Owensboro. Born and raised in Lexington, she is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy.
Aside from managing talent programs such as Chamber Young Professionals, Jessica also currently serves as a board member for Girls Incorporated of Owensboro-Daviess County and the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden. She is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Owensboro and was named one of Owensboro’s 40 Under 40 in 2017.
Jessica and her husband, Owensboro native Dave Kirk, are new parents to a son, Talon. The Kirks enjoy traveling and exploring new places together. Local coffee and dog shops (to find a souvenir for the family’s dog, Hopsen) are always “must stops” on their travel adventures.