Jessica Ticus

Fundraising consultant

millennia consulting


Jess' work history includes a variety of positions in development, including leadership positions at organizations such as Chicago Botanical Gardens and Lurie Children's Hospital. She brings valuable expertise to YJC in this area.

Jess and her husband are Evanstonians with two grown children.

When did you join the YJC Board?


Why did you join the YJC Board?

I believe everyone deserves the training, skills and the opportunity to have a good job.

What is your occupation?

Fundraising consultant with Millennia Consulting

What was your first job?

I worked in a bakery in Oceanside NY in high school. I memorized the prices of all the items the first day and the boss

was impressed.

What did you learn from your first job?

To do my homework.