Principal and Chief Strategic Officer
For the last two years, Jesse served as the deputy secretary for intergovernmental affairs for the Governor of New York State. In that role, Jesse served as a primary liaison for the executive chamber to elected officials, city, state, and federal agencies, community-based organizations and institutions, and key stakeholders. Jesse played a critical role for the state in helping to get adult-use cannabis passed in New York State. He was part of a senior team who worked on drafting and negotiating the final legislation. Now he is in the private sector.