Jesse began his career at Ohio State in 2003 as a student employee of the Extension Business Office. He was promoted to a full-time position as an accountant with the Business Office and spent 12 years developing his expertise in finance, procurement and travel. While at the Business Office he worked primarily with county Extension offices, and later with CFAES academic units as the Business Office expanded to provide assistance to the entire college as the CFAES Finance Service Center. Jesse earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The Ohio State University in 2009.
In 2017 he was hired as Fiscal Officer for County Operations as part of the newly developed Extension Operations unit. Jesse provides direct support to Extension county units for all finance related topics. He reports to the Director of Extension Operations with a dotted line to the CFAES Senior Fiscal Officer. Jesse works closely with other Fiscal Officers in the college as part of the CFAES Cost Center Managers team, and provides leadership to CFAES for Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and eCommerce.
Jesse works out of the CFAES Wooster Campus and resides in rural western Coshocton County with his wife, Meghan, and two young daughters, Beverly and Eliza.