Jessica Wyatt
Special Projects Coordinator 

What brought you to Austin?
My husband moved to Austin with Novell in 1996 and I followed, transferring with Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishing Company.

Favorite LOCAL restaurant?
I actually love both Chez Zee and Fonda San Miguel for their atmosphere and fabulous food. 

Local entrepreneur you admire?
I admire my former boss, Michael Levy, founder of Texas Monthly.

Who inspired you? 
My grandmother

Favorite Austin Business?

Why JA? 
I love working with children.

All-time favorite book?
Eckart Tolle’s Power of Now

Advice I’d give my High School self:
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”
―Dr. Seuss

Where did you attend college?
University of Texas at Arlington for undergrad and University of North Texas for Graduate School

Favorite Shark Tank Judge and why?
Mark Cuban as he remains humble and has great advice for all.

Favorite quote:  
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.
―St. Jerome