Kim Jessup leads New Strategies Group’s Houston office. An executive with extensive experience and proven ability in managing and leading teams, she specializes in developing, cultivating and building relationships to achieve success.
Jessup served as Executive Director and Regional Vice President for the Arthritis Foundation South Texas where she established and managed all aspects of the regional office. She was responsible for developing the board of directors, creating and overseeing twelve annual fundraising events throughout south Texas, providing training, managing volunteers and staff and developing and monitoring the annual business plan and budget.
Prior to joining the Arthritis Foundation Jessup served as founder and principal of a broad-based agency specializing in fundraising, campaign management and strategy for non-profit organizations and political candidates.
Her resume also includes positions such as Director of Development for the Harris County Republican Party, appointee to the Governor’s Commission for Women under George W. Bush for two consecutive terms, Chair of the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame Gala for three consecutive years, Marshall and Team Captain for the Bush/Cheney for President Campaign and Chair of the Steering Committee for the Governor’s Conference for Volunteer Leadership.